1 kindergarten student contracted coronavirus in Seoul ahead of expanded school reopening SEOUL. KAZINFORM - A kindergarten student in Seoul has been infected with the novel coronavirus, the city's education office said Monday, leading to the shutdown of several education institutes in Gangseo Ward, where the young patient lives, Yonhap reports.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 101,000 in past day – WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 101,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on May 24, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 5.2 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Sunday, TASS reports.
Japan to fully lift coronavirus emergency in Tokyo area, Hokkaido TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan plans to fully lift the state of emergency in the Tokyo metropolitan area and Hokkaido on Monday, a minister said Sunday, given a decline in the number of new coronavirus cases and improved medical systems, Kyodo reports.