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 on Sunday, following a brief rise a day earlier, but health authorities remain vigilant against possible upticks amid an apparent slowdown, Yonhap reports.
Roundup: Mideast countries pin hopes on vaccination, strict measures as COVID-19 infections top 8 mln CAIRO. KAZINFORM - The COVID-19 infections in the Middle East have surpassed the 8-million mark on Saturday as many countries in the region resort to vaccination and strict preventative measures to curb the spread of the virus, Xinhua reports.
Famed Kazakhstani skier Nikolay Chebotko dies in car accident NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Nikolay Chebotko, famed Kazakhstani skier, bronze medalist of the World Ski Championships 2013, has passed away today, Kazinform has learnt from the official Instagram page of the Cross Country Skiing Federation of Kazakhstan.