UAE announces 1,547 new COVID-19 cases, 1,519 recoveries, 3 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has announced that it conducted 164,110 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
New head of Kazakh Presidential Administration’s security and rule of law department named NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Alexei Kalaichidi has been named new head of the security and rule of law department of the Administration of the President of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Tokayev sends condolences to Chinese Chairman Xi Jinping over natural disaster NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has received with deep sorrow the news of the multiple casualties, including the victims, from heavy rain and floods in Henan Province, China, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Kazakh President talks with Akmola rgn Governor Yermek Marzhikpayev over phone NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev discussed with Akmola region Governor Yermek Marzhikpayev the current issues of the region’s development, Kazinform cites the official Facebook page of the Kazakh President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Brazil: COVID-19 death average sinks to lowest level since February BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The number of daily deaths from COVID-19 in Brazil, as per the seven-day moving average, disclosed by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz) reached 1,192 on Tuesday (20). This is the lowest level since February 27, when the average stood at 1,178 fatalities. Agencia Brasil reports.
Kazakh judokas ready to fight for medals at Tokyo Olympics NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Judo competitions will kick off at the world-renowned Nippon Budokan Arena at the Tokyo Olympics in Japan on July 24. 386 judokas will vie for 15 sets of medals, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazakh table tennis players to kick off Tokyo Olympics campaign NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Table tennis players Anastassiya Lavrova and Kirill Gerasimenko are expected to represent Kazakhstan at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in Japan, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan President’s Special Representative Erzhan Kazykhan pays visit to U.S. WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - Erzhan Kazykhan, Special Representative of the President of Kazakhstan for International Cooperation paid a visit to the United States, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Olympics: 2 athletes, 10 others among new Olympic-related virus cases TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Tokyo Games' organizing committee reported 12 new positive COVID-19 cases relating to the Olympics on Thursday, with two of the cases involving foreign athletes residing in the athletes' village, Kyodo reports.
All Russian vaccines effective against known COVID-19 strains, Vector Center says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - All vaccines against COVID-19 certified in Russia are effective against known coronavirus mutations, head of the branch of the Vector State Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing in Yekaterinburg Alexander Semenov told TASS.
China on second-highest emergency response for floods BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Chinese authorities on Wednesday raised the emergency response for flood control to Level II, the second-highest level in the response system, as heavy downpours continued to lash the central China province of Henan, Xinhua reports.
New daily cases set another record aid 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.
Fervent heat to grip west and south of Kazakhstan July 22 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Occasional showers with thunderstorm are expected in most regions of Kazakhstan on July 22. Hail, gusty wind and dust storm are forecast for some parts of the country. Northern and southwestern Kazakhstan will see weather without precipitation, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.