Mutations typical for 3 COVID strains detected in Kazakhstan – Health Minister NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Mutations typical for the British, South African and Brazilian variants of the coronavirus infection have been detected in Kazakhstan, Health Minister Alexei Tsoi said Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UAE announces 2,289 new COVID-19 cases, 2,422 recoveries, 6 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 223,799 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
Russia records 8,277 new daily coronavirus cases, lowest number since September 29 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia recorded 8,277 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the lowest number since September 29, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Tuesday. The total number of cases has reached 4,536,820, TASS reports.
6,000 doses of Kazakhstan’s homegrown vaccine to be delivered to Almaty in April ALMATY. KAZINFORM – 6,000 doses of Kazakhstan’s KazCOVID-in vaccine are to be supplied to Almaty city in April. Some 65,000 doses of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine are to be delivered as well, chief state sanitary officer of the city Zhandarbek Bekshin said Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
COVID19 a wake-up call to address development fault lines in Asia and the Pacific - Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana BANGKOK. KAZINFORM - The world is emerging from the biggest social and economic shock in living memory, but it will be a long time before the deep scars of the COVID-19 pandemic on human well-being fully heal, Kazinform has learnt from ESCAP press service.
Yellow dust blankets S. Korea for 2nd day, emissions reduction measures enforced SEOUL. KAZINFORM - Harmful yellow dust originating mostly from northern China continued to blanket South Korea for a second day Tuesday, prompting authorities to take emergency emissions reduction measures against spikes in fine dust levels, Yonhap reports.
N Kazakhstan to build 47 medical facilities to address high building deterioration rate NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of today, 623 outpatient facilities, of which 554 are public and 69 private, run in North Kazakhstan region, Alexei Tsoi, Health Minister of Kazakhstan, said at today’s government session, Kazinform correspondent reports.
World Insights: European countries tighten measures against COVID-19 resurgence BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM With the Easter holidays around the corner, many European countries, faced with a possibly worst third wave of COVID-19, have started to tighten their lockdown measures in an attempt to build a «breakwater.»
Suez Canal Authority lays blame for container ship accident on captain CAIRO. KAZINFORM Investigators will find those who are responsible for the accident in the Suez Canal, which has been blocked for six days by a container ship that ran aground, the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Chairman Osama Rabie told a press conference on Monday.
Asia and the Pacific must avoid a K-shaped recovery and invest in resilience against future shocks, says UN report BANGKOK. KAZINFORM - The Asia-Pacific region needs large, yet attainable,investments in resilience to protect development gains amid a fragile and inequitable post-COVID-19 economic recovery, says a report released today by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), Kazinform has learnt from the ESCAP press service.