COVID-19 cases surging in Mangistau region AKTAU. KAZINFORM «250 people more were tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours. 2,023 cases were recorded since early January due to untimely vaccination, non-observance of social distancing,» head of the regional healthcare department Amanbek Zhumirov said.
Over 57 thousand kids said to have taken wrong COVID-19 shot in Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM During Brazil’s immunization campaign against COVID-19, 57,147 children and adolescents across the country have been administered adult doses not authorized for application in people under 18 by the country’s national drug regulator Anvisa. Errors have been detected in all Brazilian states.
Information Minister and Supreme Mufti discuss religious activities issues NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh Information and Soccial Development Minister Askar Umarov met with Supreme Mufti Nauryzbay kazhy Taganuly to debate pressing issues of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kazakhstan, the Ministry’s press service reports.
Kazakhstan presents new Olympic outfits for Beijing 2022 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The National Olympic Committee of Kazakhstan represented the new Olympic outfits for Beijing 2022 ahead. For the first time ever in the history of modern Kazakhstan it will feature the country’s name in Kazakh as QAZAQSTAN, its press service reports.
Astana Opera searching for creative solutions every day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On the threshold of the 10th anniversary theatrical season, Astana Opera tells about the achievements of not only its performers, but also its masters of the backstage arts and crafts, about the progress they have made approaching this important date, Kazinform has learnt from the Astana Opera's press service.
Japan decides to put Tokyo, 12 more areas under COVID quasi-emergency TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan decided Wednesday to place Tokyo and 12 other areas under a coronavirus quasi-state of emergency, with a record 41,487 new infections reported nationwide as the highly transmissible Omicron variant spreads rapidly across the country, Kyodo reports.
MP Baktiyaruly joins Senate’s Committee for international relations, defense and security NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Deputy of the Senate of the Kazakh Parliament Murat Baktiyaruly has joined the Committee for international relations, defense and security of the upper chamber of the Kazakh Parliament, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Daily cases jump to over 6,000 for 1st time in nearly month amid omicron woes in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily coronavirus cases jumped to over 6,000 for the first time in 27 days Thursday amid growing worries over the spread of the omicron virus variant ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday, Yonhap reports.
12 die of COVID-19, COVID-like pneumonia in Kazakhstan in 24h NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Eight people died of the coronavirus infection and four more of COVID-like pneumonia in one day, January 18, in Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Weather forecast for Kazakhstan Jan 20 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Precipitation is forecast to persist in western and southern Kazakhstan. Heavy precipitation is expected in the south of the country. The northwest and north of Kazakhstan will enjoy weather without precipitation, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.