About 30-60% of convalescents suffer from post-COVID syndrome — expert MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Around 30-60% of people who had recovered from the novel coronavirus infection suffer from post-COVID syndrome, the deputy director of the Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Alexander Gorelov, told the Vesti FM radio on Thursday.
Ultrafine dust density soars to 'very bad' level in greater Seoul SEOUL. KAZINFORM The greater Seoul area was blanketed by extraordinarily heavy concentrations of locally generated ultrafine particles on Friday, but its air quality will return to normal over the weekend due to rainfall, a state monitoring agency said.
Portugal extends state of emergency until April 15 LISBON. KAZINFORM - Portugal's President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa on Thursday extended until April 15 the state of emergency introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19, asking for people's «prudence» during the Easter holiday so that the deconfinement is «successful,» China Daily reports.
Kazakh PM launches production of KIA cars in Kostanay NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - As part of his working trip to Kostanay region, Prime Minister Askar Mamin inspected the implementation of investment projects in the automotive industry and agricultural machinery production, Kazinform has learnt from primeminsiter.kz.
Belarus reports 1,425 new COVID-19 cases, 1,444 recoveries in past 24 hours MINSK. KAZINFORM – Belarus confirmed 1,425 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours; another 1,444 coronavirus patients were discharged from hospital, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Healthcare Ministry.
Japan's daily coronavirus cases top 2,000, fuel fear of rebound TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan reported Friday more than 2,000 new cases of the coronavirus in one day for the first time since early February, fanning concerns of a rebound less than a week after a state of emergency was lifted in Tokyo and three surrounding prefectures, Kyodo reports.
Mongolia to purchase 1 million doses of Sputnik V vaccine ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM - Minister of Foreign Affairs B.Battsetseg today posted on her official Facebook page that Mongolia is likely to purchase 1 million doses of Sputnik-V vaccine, which was under talks with the Russian Federation, MONTSAME reports.
New appointment at Ministry of Information and Social Development NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Galym Shoikin has been appointed the Chairman of the Committee for inter-ethnic relations development of the Ministry of Information and Social Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kazinform has learnt from the prime minister’s press service.
Kazakhstan reports no COVID-19 cases in air arrivals NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 33 international flights from Germany, Spain, Maldives, the UAE, Egypt, Turkey, Russia, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan landed in Kazakhstan on March 25, 2021, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Fire at COVID-19 hospital claims 3 lives in India's Mumbai NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - At least three persons died and three to four still feared trapped inside a hospital which caught fire late on Thursday night in India's financial capital Mumbai, confirmed a top cop over phone on Friday, Xinhua reports.
Two rescued, one missing after helicopter crash in Russia’s Baltic exclave — ministry MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The Russian emergencies ministry confirmed that its helicopter with three crew members on board crashed into the Curonian Lagoon in Russia’s Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad on Thursday, TASS reports.
Unstable weather forecast for Kazakhstan on Mar 26 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The weather fronts associated with the Southern and Atlantic cyclones will cause unstable weather conditions in almost most parts of Kazakhstan, bringing precipitations, predicted to be heavy in the west, south, southeast, and east, Kazinform cites the National Met Office Kazhydromet.
S. Korea: New virus cases nearing 500, another uptick looming amid extended curbs SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed above 400 for the third straight day Friday, prompting health authorities to extend current distancing rules by another two weeks amid looming concerns over a spike in new infections, Yonhap reports.