Ecuador's state of emergency reduces pressure on hospitals QUITO. KAZINFORM - Authorities in Ecuador reported a reduction in pressure on hospitals and citizen indiscipline on Thursday due to the state of emergency in force since April 23 in 16 of the country's 24 provinces to curb the spread of COVID-19, Xinhua reports.
UAE announces 1,974 new COVID-19 cases, 1,836 recoveries, 3 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHAB. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced that it conducted 204,093 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
Assembly of religious associations’ representatives held meeting in Kazakh capital NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Today, in honor of the upcoming Day of Unity of the People of Kazakhstan, a meeting of the Assembly of representatives of religious associations was held, Kazinform cites the press service of the Kazakh Ministry of Information and Social Development.
Famed Kazakh singer and composer Yeskendir Khassangaliyev dies NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Famed Kazakh composer, singer, people’s artist of the Kazakh SSR, one of the founders of Kazakh modern songs Yeskendir Khassangaliyev has passed away today, Kazinform has learnt from the Facebook account of Kazakh Vice Minister of Culture and Sport Nurgisa Dauyeshov.
Brazil surpasses 400,000 Covid-19 deaths with hospitals jammed BRASILIA. KAZINFORM Brazil surpassed 400,000 Covid-19 deaths on Thursday with hospitals in a «critical» situation and the country at risk of suffering a third pandemic wave, despite the slight deceleration in the spread of the coronavirus over the past two weeks.
Kazakh scholar on research to develop QazVac COVID-19 vaccine NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kunsulu Zakarya, Director of the Scientific Research Institute for Biological Safety Problems, told in details about the research done to develop the domestic QazVac COVID-19 vaccine, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Presidents of Kazakhstan and Belarus had a telephone conversation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Presidents of Kazakhstan and Belarus had a telephone conversation. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and Alexander Lukashenko discussed prospects for boosting the Kazakh-Belarusian cooperation, the Akorda press service reports.
When 3rd stage of clinical trials of Kazakhstan’ QazVac vaccine to wrap up NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Director General of the Research Institute for Biological Safety Problems Kunsulu Zakarya revealed when the third stage of clinical trials of Kazakhstan’s homegrown vaccine QazCovid-in or QazVac will be finished, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Special shopping hours for elderly to be scrapped as of May 9 BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The special shopping hours for the elderly, the disabled and accompanying persons in force due to coronavirus on each working day between 9-11 a.m. will be scrapped as of May 9, the Public Health Authority’s (UVZ) spokesperson Dasa Rackova announced this week, TASR reports.
New cases in 600s for 2nd day in S. Korea, virus curbs extended for 3 weeks SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new virus cases remained in the 600s for the second day Friday as the country extended its social distancing measures against the coronavirus amid concerns of another wave of the pandemic, Yonhap reports.