Tokayev arrives in Ashgabat for state visit NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev arrived in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, for a state visit at the invitation of Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, Kazinform has learnt from the Facebook account of the Kazakh Head of State’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
St. Petersburg goes into lockdown, closing restaurants, malls, public places Oct 30-Nov 7 ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM - Restaurants, cafes and non-essential shops will be closed in St. Petersburg from October 30 until November 7, according to the decree signed by Governor Alexander Beglov on Saturday, TASS reports.
New virus cases below 1,500 amid progress in vaccination campaign in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases fell below 1,500 on Sunday amid signs of a letup in the fourth wave of the pandemic, with the country seeking to phase out social distancing restrictions, as its vaccination rate reached the milestone of 70 percent, Yonhap reports.
2 cities and 4 regions of Kazakhstan in ‘red zone’ for COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of October 24, 2021, Kazakhstan’s two cities and four regions are in the «red zone» on the map of the COVID-19 spread, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.