S. Korea's new COVID-19 cases hit fresh high of 17,532 amid Lunar New Year holiday SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily COVID-19 cases reached an all-time high of 17,532 on Sunday amid a rapid spread of the highly transmissible omicron variant as people headed to their hometowns or went on trips during the Lunar New Year holiday, Yonhap reports.
Indonesian schools reopen face-to-face class despite Omicron scare JAKARTA. KAZINFORM - Ilmia Rahayu's days have been filled with worries since the Indonesian government decided to restart face-to-face learning in schools in the first week of January, amid a surge in COVID-19 cases triggered by the Omicron variant, Xinhua reports.
9.18mln Kazakhstanis get 1st COVID-19 vaccine component NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 9,182,136 people have so far been administered the first component of vaccines against COVID-19 in Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on prevention of the spread of COVID-19.