Japan tightens rules on COVID-19 test certificates for travelers TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan tightened Monday its rules on coronavirus test certificates needed to be submitted by all passengers upon arrival at Japanese airports, with those failing to meet required conditions to be denied entry into the country in principle, Kyodo reports.
Elbasy’s message presented to former President of Slovakia on his anniversary BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - Ambassador of Kazakhstan Roman Vassilenko met today with former President of Slovakia Ivan Gašparovič to present him a congratulatory message from Elbasy – the First President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev on his anniversary, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
People entering Slovakia must go into quarantine BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - Vaccinated people who arrive in Slovakia from Monday (April 19) at 6 a.m. and were during the past 14 days only in EU countries, Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Switzerland or the United Kingdom will be obliged to go into quarantine, TASR reports.
President extends condolences over untimely passing of Kazakhstani actress NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has extended his condolences to the family and loved ones of outstanding Kazakhstani film and theater actress Gaziza Abdinabiyeva on the occasion of her untimely passing, Kazinform has learnt from President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali, Kazinform reports.
COVID-19 vaccination campaign picks up pace in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Mass vaccination against COVID-19 is underway in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, with around 47 thousand people receiving the vaccine since the start of April, Kazinform cites the press service of the city’s administration.
COVID-19: Indian capital announces weeklong lockdown NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - As India recorded a fresh daily high of over 273,000 coronavirus cases over the 24 hours, the government in the national capital New Delhi on Monday announced a weeklong lockdown to curb the spread of the virus, Anadolu Agency reports.
S. Korea: New virus cases back under 600 on fewer tests; stable vaccine rollout in focus SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 600 for the first time in six days Monday mainly due to fewer tests over the weekend amid concerns over the fourth wave of the pandemic as the country strives to get more people vaccinated, Yonhap reports.
Above 14,000 coronavirus patients staying at hospitals NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As of April 19, 38,620 people (38,218 coronavirus positive, 402 coronavirus negative) are being treated for coronavirus the countrywide. 14,147 of them are staying at hospitals, the Telegram Channel of the Kazakh Healthcare Ministry reads.
Tokayev sent telegram of condolences to Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has sent a telegram of condolences to Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov over the passing of the latter's father, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
7 regions of Kazakhstan remain in high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 7 regions of Kazakhstan remain in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ as of today. Akmola region moves to the ‘yellow zone’, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus spread in Kazakhstan reads.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 809,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM More than 809,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 140,32 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Sunday.