S. Korea: New virus cases hit one-month high amid concerns over spring resurgence SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases rose to above 500 on Saturday to reach the highest number in more than a month, deepening concerns over a resurgence in infections particularly as more people go out in the warmer weather, Yonhap reports.
Nursultan Nazarbayev sends letter of condolences over passing of Statesman Vladimir Shepel NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The First President of Kazakhstan – Elbasy, Nursultan Nazarbayev, sent a letter of condolences to the family members and close ones of late Statesman Vladimir Shepel, Kazinform cites the official website of Elbasy.
COVID-19: 4.2 mi new vaccine doses to be distributed in Brazil BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil’s Ministry of Health on Thursday (Mar. 25) is starting to distribute a new batch of vaccines against COVID-19. Doses total 4.2 million, including the first shipment from the international consortium Covax Facility—1 million doses—and a new batch of Coronavac produced in Brazil by Butantan Institute—3.2 million, Agencia Brasil reports.
COVID-19: 4 areas in ‘red zone’ in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of March 27, 2021, four areas of the country are placed in the «red zone» on the State’s COVID-19 spread map, Kazinform reports citing the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention the spread of COVID-19.
Unstable weather conditions to linger in Kazakhstan on Mar 27 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Unstable weather conditions in most parts of Kazakhstan, bringing precipitations as snow and rain, due to the weather fronts associated with the Southern and Atlantic cyclones. Rain is forecast for the south and southeast, predicted to fall heavy in the mountainous areas in the south, Kazinform cites the National Met Office Kazhydromet.