Tokyo metro gov’t to ask Suga for fresh COVID emergency in capital TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Tokyo metropolitan government is set to ask Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga this week to again declare a state of emergency in the capital amid resurging coronavirus infections, sources close to the matter said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
UN chief calls for specific commitments, real action to fight climate change UNITED NATIONS. KAZINFORM - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for specific commitments and real action to fight climate change after speaking out about the severity of the climatic disruptions that have raged the planet, Xinhua reports.
Young Kazakh boxers shine at World Boxing Championships in Poland NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The quarterfinal bouts of the 2021 Youth World Boxing Championships have wrapped up in Kielce, Poland. Many Kazakhstani boxers advanced to the semifinals of the event, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
New virus cases in 500s for 2nd day; Seoul aims to vaccinate 3 mln by end-April SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 500s for the second day Tuesday as health authorities vow to accelerate the country's nationwide vaccination campaign targeting the vaccination of 3 million by the end of this month, Yonhap reports.
80 vaccination rooms open in Turkestan region TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM «Turkestan region is taking the lead in birth rates in Kazakhstan. Since the beginning of the year it grew by 6.5%. Notably, infant mortality decreased by 27.7%,» head of the healthcare department Marat Pashimov said at its extended board meeting.
Brazil reports 42,980 new cases of COVID-19 BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - In 24 hours, 42,980 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Brazil. The number can be found in the update released by the country’s Ministry of Health on Sunday (Apr. 18). According to the report, 13,943,071 positive diagnoses have been notified since the first case was announced, in February 2020, Agencia Brasil reports.
Kazakhstan’s COVID-19 case load ranks 110th in the world - Health Ministry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – At today’s government session Kazakh Health Minister Alexei Tsoi noted that the situation regarding the global number of COVID-19 cases and deaths still remains difficult, Kazinform correspondent reports.
8 regions of Kazakhstan still in high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 15 regions of Kazakhstan remain in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ and ‘yellow zone’ as of today, April 20, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan reads.
Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 724,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM More than 724,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 141.05 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Monday.