Kazakhstan to provide transit corridor for Kyrgyz citizens staying in Russia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan will help Kyrgyzstan by providing a contactless transit corridor for its citizens to repatriate them from Russia, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Turkish President supports Kazakhstan’s efforts to fight COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received a letter from President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey, in which he commended Kazakhstan's comprehensive measures to tackle a novel coronavirus, Kazinform has learnt from the president’s press service.
Head of State mourns untimely passing of well-known journalist NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has sent a telegram of condolences to the family and loved ones of well-known journalist and director of Zhetysu TV channel Beissen Kuranbek on the occasion of his untimely passing at the age of 49, Kazinform reports.
IOC and WHO sign agreement to promote health through sport LAUSANNE. KAZINFORM The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday signed a new cooperation agreement to promote a healthy society through sport in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic that continues to affect people's lives around the world.
CIS permanent plenipotentiaries to hold video conference on May 19 MINSK. KAZINFORM - The CIS Council of Permanent Plenipotentiary Representatives at the CIS charter and other bodies will convene for a videoconference meeting on 19 May, BelTA learned from the press service of the CIS Executive Committee, BelTA reports.
55 Kazakhstanis recovered from coronavirus in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 55 people recovered from coronavirus in Kazakhstan, including 4 in Nur-Sultan, 10 in Shymkent, 1 in Turkestan region, 5 in Kyzylorda region, 8 in Pavlodar region, 4 in Mangistau region, 17 in West Kazakhstan, 6 in Atyrau region.
Health Ministry names regions of Kazakhstan with highest number of COVID-19 cases NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Healthcare Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan has revealed the regions of the country with the highest number of the cases of the coronavirus infection over the past week, Kazinform reports.
No new COVID-19 cases in Aktobe, E Kazakhstan regions in past 24 hours NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Aktobe and East Kazakhstan regions are the only two regions of Kazakhstan where no new cases of the coronavirus infection have been registered over the past 24 hours, a source at the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan revealed.
Kazakhstan’s COVID-19 strategy: Chronology, measures, and results NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakhstan Council on International Relations has come up with the report on how the chronology of the COVID-19 pandemic in Kazakhstan, measures the country has taken, and results of its fight against the novel virus, Kazinform has learnt from kazcouncil.kz.
Kazakhstan starts preclinical trial of inactivated coronavirus vaccine NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The World Health Organization has registered the development of Kazakhstani scientists and included it to the list of vaccine candidates against COVID-19, Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the Ministry of Education and Science.
Storm warning: rising water levels, thunderstorms and hail in nine regions NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - According to RSE Kazhydromet, storm warning has been announced in 9 regions of the country, Kazinform reports citing the press service of the Emergency Committee under the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Afghan president and rival strike power-sharing deal after months of feuding KABUL. KAZINFORM - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing deal to end a months-long political stalemate, Ghani’s spokesman said on Sunday, a step that could smooth efforts to end the country’s long-running war, TREND reports.
India extends lockdown for two more weeks to contain COVID-19 NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - India extended on Sunday its lockdown by two more weeks to contain the new coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic. The lockdown was declared on 25th March, but has been progressively relaxed in phases since the beginning of this month.
Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 100,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 100,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on May 17, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 4.5 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Sunday.
14 children drop out of windows in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Over four months of the current year 14 children aged 2-8 have fallen out of windows of apartment buildings, Kazinform reported with the reference to the Emergency Department under the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.