Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi performs UAE’s first artificial cornea transplant ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - Surgeons at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of Mubadala’s network of healthcare providers, have performed the UAE’s first artificial cornea transplant in an effort to restore a patient’s eyesight, WAM reports.
S. Korea extends UK flight ban as COVID-19 variant confirmed in arrivals SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's health authorities on Monday confirmed the country's first cases of a more transmissible variant from three arrivals from Britain, and decided to extend the suspension of flights from the European nation by one more week, Yonhap reports.
Kazakhstan welcomes Trade and Cooperation Agreement between EU and UK NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Republic of Kazakhstan welcomes the Trade and Cooperation Agreement reached by the European Union and the United Kingdom on 24 December 2020, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Tengiz oilfield sees increase in incidence of COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Aizhan Yesmagambetova, Chairperson of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Control Committee of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Republic of Kazakhstan, talked about the coronavirus situation at the Tengiz oilfield, Kazinform reports.
Japan halts new entries from around world over new virus variant TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan on Monday suspended new entries into the country by nonresident foreign nationals arriving from most of the world through late January as it seeks to prevent the spread of the new, potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant, Kyodo reports.
Kazakhstan reports surge in coronavirus infections among schoolchildren NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «Kazakhstan reports a surge in coronavirus infections among schoolchildren. Since the beginning of the new academic year 3,658 coronavirus cases were detected among pupils,» Vice Healthcare Minister of Kazakhstan Marat Shoranov told an online briefing.
New infections under 1,000 for 2nd day amid extended virus curbs SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily caseload of new coronavirus infections stayed below 1,000 for the second straight day on Monday due mainly to less testing over the weekend amid tougher virus curbs that have been extended for another week.
Turkestan region to develop infrastructure of 5 rgns TURKESTAN. KAZINFORM Since the beginning of the year Turkestan region has been paying great attention to the development of infrastructure of Maktaaral, Zhetysay, Saryagash, Keless and Shardara districts located in the region’s south. Governor of the region visited Saryagash, Keless districts.
More than 434,000 new COVID-19 cases registered worldwide - WHO’s daily statistics GENEVA. KAZINFORM The overall number of novel coronavirus infection cases confirmed since the beginning of the pandemic has climbed to above 79.23 million, going up by 443,000 over the past 24 hours. As follows from statistics the World Health Organization released on Sunday, the number of fatalities grew by 7,400 to exceed 1.75 million.