Belarus, Kazakhstan sign memorandum of understanding in intellectual property matters MINSK. KAZINFORM - The National Center for Intellectual Property of Belarus and the National Institute of Intellectual Property of Kazakhstan signed a memorandum of understanding on 21 July. The document was signed by the heads of the two agencies Vladimir Ryabolovov and Yerbol Ospanov, BelTA learned from the press service of the State Science and Technology Committee of Belarus,
Yeraly Tugzhanov chairs session of Interdepartmental Commission on coronavirus spread prevention NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A session of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19 chaired by Deputy Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Yeraly Tugzhanov has taken place, Kazinform cites the official website of the Kazakh PM.
Kazakh President holds phone talks with Mangistau, Kyzylorda rgn governors NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has had telephone conversations with the Governors of Mangistau and Kyzylorda regions on the sanitary epidemiological and social and economic situations, Kazinform has learnt from the official Facebook page of the President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
UAE announces 1,506 new COVID-19 cases, 1,484 recoveries, 3 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 242,524 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
Delta variant accounts for 83% of US COVID cases as deaths rise CHICAGO. KAZINFORM - The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Tuesday that the Delta variant of the coronavirus accounts for 83% of new cases, up significantly from two weeks ago as deaths spike, Anadolu Agency reports.
Delta COVID-19 variant spreads to over 120 countries, WHO says GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The number of countries and territories, where the highly contagious Delta COVID-19 variant is circulating, climbed by 13 from July 13 to 20, having reached 124, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday, TASS reports.
Kazakhstan, EU moving to a new level of cooperation in human rights sphere NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - In the period from July 12 to 15, 2021, the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Republic of Kazakhstan, Elvira Azimova, and the Executive Director of the Charter for Human Rights Public Foundation, Zhemis Turmagambetova, paid a four-day visit to Luxembourg and Brussels, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Head of State mourns death of well-known Kazakhstani cardiologist Serik Bekbosynov NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev extended his heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of well-known Kazakhstani cardiologist Serik Bekbosynov, Kazinform has learnt from President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
New rules on borders to apply to people vaccinated with one dose as of Monday in Slovakia BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The rules relating to the entry of people to Slovakia, who have been inoculated with only one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine were adjusted as of Monday, July 19, TASR learnt from spokeswoman for the Public Health Office (UVZ) Dasa Rackova on Friday.
Japan beats Australia in softball to start Olympic competition TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Tokyo Olympics began after a one-year postponement due to the coronavirus with the first pitch of Wednesday's softball game as host and defending champion Japan homered three times in an 8-1 win over Australia at Fukushima Azuma stadium, north of the capital, Kyodo reports.
New daily cases set another record of over 1,00 amid rise of delta variant in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hit a fresh high of over 1,700 on Wednesday as cluster infections continued to spread across the nation amid a fast rise of highly contagious delta variant cases, Yonhap reports.