Slovak biochemist unveils gold mean between PCR test and antigen test BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - Slovak company MultiplexDX on Friday presented its newest gargling test for coronavirus called LAMP-test, which is almost as sensitive as RT-PCR test, but allows far easier collection of samples and fast results, TASR reports.
Japan may open border to Olympic athletes from next month: sources TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Athletes barred from entering Japan due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions may be permitted to do so after the current state of emergency is lifted, sources with knowledge of the matter said Saturday, Kyodo reports.
NGOs stood at the origins of global tasks – Minister Balayeva NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Minister of Information and Social Development Aida Balayeva held a meeting with representatives of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) on Saturday in the Kazakh capital. The event took place within the framework of the World NGO Day marked annually on February 27, Kazinform reports.
Another 1,541 deaths from COVID-19 confirmed in 24 hours in Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - The number of people who succumbed to COVID-19 in Brazil has reached 251,498 on Thursday (Feb. 25). In 24 hours, 1,541 deaths were reported. On the other hand, 9,323,696 people have recovered from the disease, Agencia Brasil reports.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 427,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 427,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 112.64 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.
Weather forecast for Kazakhstan Feb 27 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Most regions of Kazakhstan will be doused by snowfall on Saturday, February 27. The west of the country will see precipitation. Only the southeast and east of Kazakhstan will enjoy weather without precipitation, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.