Death rate down in June; deaths from COVID drop to 8th place in Slovakia BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - A total of 4,251 individuals died in Slovakia in June, the lowest figure in twelve months, and COVID-19 was far from being the most frequent cause of death, falling to eighth place, the Statistics Office reported on Wednesday, TASR reports.
Belarus, Kazakhstan mull over joint construction projects MINSK. KAZINFORM – Belarusian First Deputy Architecture and Construction Minister Igor Kostyukov spoke about promising Belarusian construction projects in Kazakhstan and other countries at a press conference to discuss development prospects of the national civil engineering industry ahead of Builder's Day in BelTA's press center on 28 July.
Kazakhstan’s Shvedova and Golubev lose in Mixed Doubles event at Tokyo Olympics TOKYO. KAZINFORM – Tennis players Yaroslava Shvedova and Andrey Golubev of Kazakhstan were eliminated in the Mixed Doubles First Round event at the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games, Kazinform has learnt from the official website of the Tokyo Olympics.
430 test positive for COVID-19 in Atyrau region in 24h NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 430 new cases of the coronavirus infection have been registered in Atyrau region in the past 24 hours. The biggest number of daily infections was reported in the city of Atyrau and Zhylyoisk district, Kazinform correspondent reports.
25,000 doses of Kazakhstan’s vaccine against COVID-19 ‘QazVac’ delivered to Kyrgyzstan BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - Today, 25,000 doses of Kazakhstan’s QazVac inactivated vaccine were delivered to Kyrgyzstan as humanitarian aid from Kazakhstan, part of wider cooperation between the two countries in tackling the COVID-19 pandemic, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Japan’s daily COVID-19 cases top 8,000 for 1st time TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's daily total of COVID-19 cases topped 8,000 for the first time on Wednesday, with a surge in infections in Tokyo casting a pall over the Olympics and putting pressure on the government of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to take stronger countermeasures, Kyodo reports.
25,000 doses of Kazakh QazVac vaccine bound for Kyrgyzstan arrives in Kordai TARAZ. KAZINFORM – The Kazakh government arranged a delivery of 25 thousand doses of the homegrown QazVac vaccine against COVID-19 to the neighboring country – Kyrgyzstan in line with the instruction of Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev given following the talks with Kyrgyz President Sadyr Japarov, Kazinform correspondent reports.
S. Korea: Daily virus cases hit new high; infections in non-capital area, delta variant worrisome SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hit a new high Wednesday, health authorities said, as the highly transmissible delta variant and rising infections outside the greater Seoul area continue to hamper the virus fight, Yonhap reports.
Thunderstorms and hail in store for Kazakhstan July 28 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Due to an anticyclone spur the greater part of the country is to see no precipitation on July 28. Only the north, northwest, west, and southeast are to brace for brief thunderstorms and hail caused by weather fronts, Kazinform reports.