UAE announces 3,005 new COVID-19 cases, 3,515 recoveries, 5 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 175,284 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
Kazakhstani Putintseva propels into Adelaide International second round NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan has advanced to the next round of the 2021 WTA Tour event - Adelaide International after scoring a victory over German Laura Siegemund in the opening round, Kazinform reports.
Snow, fog, and ice slick forecast for most parts of Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – On February 24, the greater part of Kazakhstan is to experience unstable weather conditions due to the fronts. Snow predicted to fall heavy in some areas of the north at night is forecast for the south, southeast. Precipitations as rain and snow are expected in the east at daytime, and only the west is to see weather with no precipitation due to the spur, Kazinform cites the press service of Kazhydromet.
Second COVID-19 vaccine shots given to 120 Akmola rgn residents so far KOKSHETAU. KAZINFORM – The second stage of the COVID-19 vaccination is in full swing in Akmola region, with the region’s State Medical Officer Ainagul Musina and Acting Head of the Health Office Nariman Syzdykov among the first to receive the second COVID-19 vaccine shots, Kazinform correspondent reports.
S Korea: New virus cases in 300s for 2nd day; high reproduction rate, variants still concerning SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed below 400 for the second straight day Tuesday on fewer tests over the weekend, but authorities are vigilant over the rising reproduction rate amid eased social distancing measures and an increase in the number of patients infected with COVID-19 variants, Yonhap reports.
Elbasy meets Kazakhfilm President Akan Satayev NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – During the meeting First President of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev stressed that the country had always paid special attention to the development of the field of art since independence, Kazinform cites the official website of the First President of Kazakhstan.
President amends law on issues of Caspian Sea-based activities NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh Head of State, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, has signed the law amending and introducing changes to some legislative acts of Kazakhstan on the issues related to the activities at the Caspian Sea, Kazinform cites the press service of Akorda.
Karaganda Pharmaceutical Complex produces Sputnik V vaccines in pilot batch KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM – Today, Deputy PM of Kazakhstan Yeraly Tugzhanov and Health Minister Alexei Tsoi have visited the Karaganda Pharmaceutical Complex to inspect the industrial production process of the Sputnik V vaccine and the vaccine’s delivery to the regions, Kazinform cites primeminister.kz.
4 Kazakh nationals arrived from abroad test positive for COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 18 international flights from Switzerlan, Maldives, the UAE, Turkey, Russia, Belarus, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan landed in Kazakhstan on February 22, 2021, Kazinform cites the Sanitary Epidemiological Control Committee.
Satbayev University rises in Webometrics Ranking of World Universities NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan's Satbayev University is placed 3 783rd in the Ranking Web of Universities (Webometrics) 2021. Satbayev University has improved its standing by 3,389 spots, compared to 2019, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the university.
Concept of financial market development for 2030 to be mapped out in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Agency for Financial Market Regulation and Development together with the Government of Kazakhstan will map out the Concept of Financial Sector Development for 2030, head of the agency Madina Abylkassymova revealed Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
COVID vaccine for elderly in Japan to be distributed based on population TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The distribution of vaccine doses against the novel coronavirus for the elderly in Japan expected to start in April will be in proportion to the population in each prefecture rather than the number of infections, a state minister said Tuesday, Kyodo reports.
1,600 inoculated against COVID-19 in Karaganda region KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM – The first stage of the voluntary vaccination campaign is in full swing in Karaganda region. According to the plan, local medical workers are receiving their shots of the anti-coronavirus vaccine, Kazinform correspondent reports.
National Economy Minister names top priority of Kazakhstan’s socioeconomic policy NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – An agreement coordinating the measures of macroeconomic policy for 2021-2023 has been developed in order to ensure concerted efforts of the Government of Kazakhstan, the National Bank and the Agency for Financial Market Regulation and Development, Minister of National Economy Asset Irgaliyev said Tuesday, Kazinform reports.
Experts set to discuss situation with COVID-19 in Slovakia at Gov’t Office on Tuesday BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - I’m inviting scientists and experts to the Government Office on Tuesday (February 23), Prime Minister Igor Matovic (OLaNO) said at a press conference on Monday, adding that he wants them to discuss together how to stop the growth in the number of patients in hospitals with COVID-19 or suspected of having contracted the infection, TASR reports.
S. Korea to begin inoculations this week, herd immunity by November in question SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea will begin its first inoculations against the novel coronavirus later this week, health authorities said Tuesday, adding it might not be able to achieve herd immunity by November, Yonhap reports.
Wind and blizzard in store for most regions of Kazakhstan Feb 23 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Inclement weather is set to persist in most regions of Kazakhstan on Tuesday, February 23, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet. According to meteorologists, only southeastern Kazakhstan will enjoy weather without precipitation.
Over 338,000 new COVID-19 cases registered worldwide in 24 hours - WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection worldwide has surpassed 111.1 mln, rising over 24 hours by more than 338,000. According to the data of the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of fatalities over 24 hours has increased by more than 7,500, surpassing 2.46 mln, TASS reports.