Karaganda rgn to build 7 health facilities KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM Karaganda region will build 7 health facilities within three years to come. Results of 2020 and plans for 2021 in the sphere of healthcare were made public at today's online meeting at the akimat (administration). Heads of state private medical organizations attended it, Kazinform reports.
Belarus, Kazakhstan seek closer cooperation in exchange trade MINSK. KAZINFORM An agreement to step up cooperation in electronic exchange trading has been reached following the online talks between the leadership of the Belarusian Universal Commodity Exchange (BUCE) and the Astana Universal Commodity Exchange, BelTA learned from the BUCE press service.
EU postpones issuing ‘vaccination passports’ BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM The EU decided Thursday to postpone the issuing of vaccination certificates to people immunized against COVID-19 and opted to strongly deter all unnecessary travel within the bloc and with third countries to curb the spread of the virus.
You’re very lucky here that you can have performances in Kazakhstan – Luigi Bonino NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Roland Petit’s celebrated ballet Notre Dame de Paris will take place on January 23 at the Astana Opera Grand Hall. In France, Roland Petit Foundation, which includes the choreographer’s associates, oversees the impeccable preservation of the master’s heritage. Before presenting the world choreographic masterpiece to the capital’s audience, the famous ballet master Luigi Bonino came to the opera house to check the performance quality, Kazinform has learnt from the Astana Opera press service.
COVID-19: Nur-Sultan and West Kazakhstan region still in ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, as well as Akmola, Atyrau, West Kazakhstan, Kostanay, Pavlodar, and North Kazakhstan regions are still under the ‘red zone’, the highest in a three-tier system used in Kazakhstan, in terms of spread of the coronavirus infection, Kazinform reports.
Tokyo’s tally of new coronavirus cases for January tops 30,000 TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Tokyo's tally of new coronavirus infections for January topped 30,000 on Thursday, with the month already accounting for around a third of the capital's cumulative total, as Japan continues to grapple with a third wave of the pandemic, Kyodo reports.
New virus cases under 400 again; alert in place against potential upticks in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell back below 400 Friday on the back of tougher virus curbs, but health authorities warned against complacency as they try to further slow down new infections, Yonhap reports.
Brazil reports 2nd highest daily death toll from COVID-19 BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil on Wednesday (Jan. 20) had the day with the second highest death toll in 2021. In 24 hours, 1,340 deaths were confirmed to have been caused by COVID-19. The figure comes after January 7, when 1,524 new fatalities were notified, Agencia Brasil reports.