UAE announces 1,961 new COVID-19 cases, 1,803 recoveries, 4 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 193,693 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
S. Korea heading fast toward herd immunity after vaccinating 3 mln in 2 months SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea has inoculated more than 3 million people in two months since its vaccine rollout, health authorities said Thursday, as the country ramps up its COVID-19 immunization drive by providing more shots to create herd immunity by November.
Asset Issekeshev takes part in session of CSTO Committee of Security Council Secretaries DUSHANBE. KAZINFORM – Aide to the Kazakh President – Security Council Secretary Asset Issekeshev partook in a session of the Committee of Secretaries of Security Councils of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Astana Opera to stream online concert on Kazakhstan People’s Unity Day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The audiences from different countries of the world, including our compatriots living in Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Venezuela, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Chile, Ecuador, as well as Russia, Poland, Belgium, Singapore, Sweden and Australia will have an opportunity to see Astana Opera’s exclusive performances as part of the celebration of Kazakhstan’s People’s Unity Day, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Theatre.
Hungarian investors plan to implement healthcare and IT projects in Shymkent NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Akim of Shymkent city Murat Aitenov met with representatives of the Hungarian company «SmartSet International Ltd.». During a meeting with the founder and chairman of the board of SmartSet International Ltd. Barnabas Reves discussed issues of cooperation, attracting investments. The visit of foreign investors was organized with the support of KAZAKH INVEST, Kazinform has learnt from the company’s press service.
Over 100,000 get 1st component of COVID vaccine in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Over 100,000 people in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, have been vaccinated with the first component of the COVID-19 vaccine, deputy akim (mayor) of Nur-Sultan Bakhtiyar Maken said Thursday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Brazil’s Butantan Institute starts producing its vaccine against COVID-19 BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Despite not having initiated human trials, Brazil’s Butantan Institute announced the beginning of the production of a new vaccine against COVID-19, named ButanVac. According to Butantan Durector Dimas Covas, the first batch of the vaccine will include 1 million doses. Some 18 million doses of this inoculation are estimated to be produced by June, Agencia Brasil reports.
Kazakhstan achieved a lot in 30 years of independence - Miguel Angel Moratinos NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – First President of Kazakhstan – Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev resigned as the Chairman of the Assembly of the People of Kazakhstan during the 29th session of the Assembly in the Kazakh capital on Wednesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
New cases fall back to below 700 in S. Korea; virus curbs likely to be extended SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new virus cases fell back to below 700 on Thursday, but sporadic cluster infections and the rising number of untraceable cases still indicate a further rise in infections, Yonhap reports.
WHO records over 763,000 new daily cases of COVID-19 worldwide GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 763,000 new cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed globally in the past 24 hours, which pushed a total number of infections to 148.32 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.