ICU occupancy over COVID-19 in Brazil public hospitals on the rise BRASILIA. KAZINFORM The occupancy of intensive care unit (ICU) beds for adults with COVID-19 is rising with the quick spread of the Omicron variant, scientists from Brazil’s research institute Fiocruz state in their latest COVID-19 Observatory report, published today (Jan. 26).
S. Korea's daily COVID-19 cases surpass 14,000 amid rapid omicron spread SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases hit over 14,000 on Thursday, breaking the record for a third consecutive day as the highly contagious omicron variant spreads across the country at an unprecedented speed, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan appoints new permanent representative to UN Office in Geneva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – By order of the Kazakh Head of State Yerlan Alimbayev has been named new Kazakh Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office and other international organizations in Geneva, Kazinform cites Akorda.
Almost all areas of Kazakhstan in ‘red zone’ for COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of January 27, 2022, Kazakhstan’s 16 areas still remain 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.
8.7mln people get 2nd component of COVID-19 vaccines in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 9,156,377 people have so far been administered the first component of vaccines against COVID-19 in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.
Mukhtar Tleuberdi holds phone talk with Pakistani Foreign Minister NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A phone talk between Deputy Prime Minister – Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tleuberdi and Foreign Minister of Pakistan Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Hussain Qureshi took place at the initiative of the Pakistani side, Kazinform cites the website of the Kazakh MFA.
Unstable weather forecast for Kazakhstan Jan 27 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Due to fronts unstable weather conditions are to linger in the west, east and north of Kazakhstan resulting in precipitation mostly as snow as well as ground blizzard in the northwest and high wind in the east. No precipitation is in store for the rest of the country due to an anticyclone spur. The country is to brace in places for fog as well as ice-slick in the southwest, Kazinform cites the National Met Office Kazhydromet.