Japan logs record new coronavirus cases for 3rd day in row JAPAN. KAZINFORM - Japan's daily total of COVID-19 cases hit 10,743 on Friday, logging a record figure for the third straight day, while Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has denied any linkage between the Olympics being held in the capital and the resurgence, Kyodo reports.
COVID-19: 1,294 new cases, seven deaths reported in Mongolia ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM - Daily COVID-19 press briefing for today, July 30, by the Ministry of Health reported that 1,294 new coronavirus cases were detected in the past 24 hours after tests were carried out at PCR laboratories across the country, MONTSAME reports.
Up to 6,000 get vaccinated in Nur-Sultan per day on average NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of July 30, 335,464 people have been vaccinated with the first component of COVID vaccine in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan. The second component has been administered to 238,321 people, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh Health Minister pays working visit to Shymkent SHYMKENT. KAZINFORM – Minister of Healthcare Alexei Tsoi familiarized with the work of the call center of the emergency medical station in Shymkent city during his working trip, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the city administration.
Tokyo Olympics: Kazakhstan’s Olga Rypakova misses out on Triple Jump final TOKYO. KAZINFORM – One of the most decorated track and field athletes in Kazakhstan’s history Olga Rypakova failed to advance to the Triple Jump final at the Tokyo Olympics in Japan, Kazinform has learnt from the official website of the Games.
Over 1,400 treated for COVID-19 in Atyrau region NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 1,482 people are treated for the coronavirus infection at infectious facilities in Atyrau region. The biggest number of new COVID-19 cases are registered at the Tengiz oilfield and the city of Atyrau, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Japan decides to add 4 prefectures to COVID emergency amid Olympics TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan decided Friday to expand its COVID-19 state of emergency to Osaka and three prefectures near Tokyo as a recent spike in coronavirus cases to record levels has raised fears that the country's medical system could collapse amid the Tokyo Olympics, Kyodo reports.
Kalmukhanbet Kassymov relieved of State Protection and Guard Service head post NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has relieved Kalmukhanbet Kassymov of the post of the head of the State Protection and Guard Service following his announcement of resignation from government service, Kazinform has learnt from the Facebook page of the President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
PM says 1.3 mln doses of Moderna vaccine due in S. Korea next week SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea will receive 1.3 million doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said Friday, as the government is preparing to expand the COVID-19 vaccine shots to those aged under 50, Yonhap reports.
165 die of COVID-19 in July in Akmola rgn KOKSHETAU. KAZINFORM – 165 COVID-19-related fatalities have been reported in Akmola region since the start of July, including six in the previous day. There has been a 1.7% growth in COVID-19 deaths over the past week, Ainagul Musina, Chief Medical Officer of Akmola region, said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Head of State awards Alibek Dnishev Labor Hero of Kazakhstan title NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed a decree awarding Alibek Dnishev the highest distinction – title «Kazakhstan Enbek Eri» title (Labor Hero of Kazakhstan), Kazinform cites the Akorda press service.
Thunderstorms forecast for Kazakhstan July 30 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Due to weather fronts much of the country are to see thunderstorms as well as occasional hail in the southeast. Only the west is to enjoy the weather with no precipitation. The country is to brace in places for high wind, which is predicted to bring dust tides to the south and southeast, Kazinform reports.