Progress MS-15 resupply ship takes off Baikonur cosmodrome BAIKONUR. KAZINFORM - Today, at 08:26 p.m. Nur-Sultan time the Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket with the Progress MS-15 resupply ship was launched from the Baikonur cosmodrome site No. 31 to the International Space Station (ISS), Kazinform correspondent reports.
46 more coronavirus-related deaths registered in Kyrgyzstan BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - In Kyrgyzstan, 46 deaths related to COVID-19 coronavirus infection and community-acquired pneumonia were registered in the past day, Head of the Public Health Department of the Health Ministry Ainura Akmatova told during a news briefing Thursday.
Nepali gov't ends 4-month lockdown as new COVID-19 cases drop KATHMANDU. KAZINFORM - The Nepali government has decided to formally end the nearly four-month lockdown, allowing almost all economic activities to operate as the country witnesses declining number of new COVID-19 cases in recent days, a senior cabinet minister said.
Mothers of large families cook meals for health workers in Karaganda KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM - Mothers of multiple children from Asyl Ana and Ana-Mama groupings have been cooking meals for doctors of temporary hospitals and emergency medical technicians to convey their gratitude for the support they received from the state and people during the emergency situation in Karaganda city, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Nur-Sultan sees decline in COVID-19 cases NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - According to doctors, the set of measures taken by the state to prevent further spread of the novel coronavirus infection gives positive results, Kazinform reports with the reference to the official website of the city administration.
Kazakhstan, Russia ink intergovernmental agr't on mineral fertilizers production NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan and Russia signed an intergovernmental implementation agreement for a project of «Mineral and chemical company «EuroChem« JSC which stipulates construction and operation of mineral fertilizers production plant in Zhambyl region. Kazinform has learnt from Kazakh Invest.
Over 60,000 pneumonia cases recorded in Kazakhstan in past 20 days NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - 63,491 people have been diagnosed with pneumonia in the past 20 days in Kazakhstan, Aizhan Yesmagambetova, Kazakh chief medical officer, told a briefing at the Central Communications Service on Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
S. Korea to expand medical school admission quotas, open public medical school admission quotas, open public medical school SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea will increase the admission quotas at medical schools and establish a new public medical school in a bid to broaden the reach of health care services, lawmakers and government officials said Thursday, Yonhap reports.
Kapchagay city to close leisure facilities to implement quarantine ALMATY REGION. KAZINFORM - By the order of acting chief medical officer of Kapchagay city Larisa Roldugina, the operation of the city's sanatoriums and resorts, recreational areas will be halted starting from July 25 through August 2, Kazinform reports.
American photographer George Steinmetz shows Kazakhstan through his lens SHYMKENT. KAZINFORM – American photographer and frequent contributor to National Geographic magazine, TIME, and The New Yorker George Steinmetz has recently traveled to Kazakhstan to show the world the country through his lens, Kazinform reports.
UAE: COVID-19 PCR tests mandatory for all inbound passengers ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The UAE has announced that COVID-19 test will be mandatory for all inbound and transit passengers, including Emiratis, residents, and tourists, arriving via the country's airports, irrespective of the countries they are coming from, WAM reports.
Japan reports record 795 new daily virus cases amid resurgence TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan on Wednesday reported a record of 795 new daily coronavirus infections, exceeding the previous single-day high set in April, as the country battles a resurgence of the virus after it lifted a state of emergency less than two months ago, Kyodo reports.