Kazakhstan likely to reduce COVID-19 quarantine period NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Chairwoman of the sanitary and epidemiological control committee Aizhan Yesmagambetova told about the possible reduction of the COVID-19 quarantine time for coronavirus patients, asymptomatic cases and contacts of persons with COVID-19, Kazinform reports.
144 projects launched in 2021 under Kazakh Industrialization Map NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 144 projects worth KZT 1.3 tn were launched in 2021 under the Kazakhstani Industrialization Map. 12,900 permanent jobs were created, the Kazakh Industry and Infrastructure Development Ministry’s press service reports.
Kazakhstan to lift state of emergency NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Kazakhstan is set to lift the state of emergency at 00:00 on January 19 in the cities of Nur-Sultan and Shymkent, as well as Almaty, Atyrau, Zhambyl, Kyzylorda and Mangistau regions,» press secretary of the Kazakh President Berik Uali said.
One year into vaccination, 7 of 10 Brazilians have taken two shots BRASILIA. KAZINFORM One year after starting its vaccination drive against COVID-19, Brazil nears the threshold of 70 percent of its population having taken the two doses, whereas 15 percent have received the booster shot, and approximately 75 percent have had at least the first dose, according to Oswaldo Cruz Foundation’s (Fiocruz) Monitora COVID-19 dashboard. The campaign, spearheaded by the country’s National Immunization Program (PNI), had reached 68 percent of Brazilians with both doses last Friday (Jan. 14).
Galym Akhmediyarov: True artistry is a must for an opera house NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Astana Opera’s general director, Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan Galym Akhmedyarov, spoke in an interview about the audience’s needs, new theatrical trends, and also about the opera house’s significance in the life of the city’s residents, Kazinform has learnt from the Astana Opera’s press service.
Culture and Sport Minister Abayev receives world chess championship Bibisara Assaubayeva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan Dauren Abayev met with the youngest world chess champion in history Bibisara Assaubayeva, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the ministry.
Daily cases back above 4,000 amid omicron woes in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily coronavirus cases climbed back above 4,000 on Tuesday as health authorities remain vigilant over a possible upsurge in infections and the spread of the omicron variant ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, Yonhap reports.
8 die of COVID-19, COVID-like pneumonia in Kazakhstan in 24h NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Six people died of the coronavirus infection and two more of COVID-like pneumonia in one day, January 16, in Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Japan’s Osaka to see daily record of about 6,000 COVID-19 cases OSAKA. KAZINFORM - Japan's western prefecture of Osaka is expected to report around 6,000 COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, far outstripping its all-time daily high of 3,760 over the weekend, an official with knowledge of the matter said, Kyodo reports.
Bereaved families of law-enforcers to receive all-round support – Turgumbayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Personnel of law-enforcement agencies killed as a result of mass riots in Kazakhstan was awarded with Aibyn orders posthumously, Minister of Interior Yerlan Turgumbayev said Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
PM not happy with pace of vaccination in Kazakh capital, regions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Pace of vaccination against the coronavirus infection has not improved in the Kazakh capital and a number of regions, Prime Minister Alikhan Smailov said at the Government session, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Epidemiological situation in Mangistau region remains unstable MANGISTAU REGION. KAZINFORM – Epidemiological situation in Mangistau region is unstable as 1,324 people have contracted the coronavirus infection since the beginning of the year, head of the regional healthcare department Amanbek Zhumirov said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Inclement weather forecast for regions of Kazakhstan Jan 18 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Inclement weather and precipitation are in store for most regions of Kazakhstan on Tuesday, 18 January 2022. Only the west, northwest and north of the country will enjoy weather without precipitation, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.