Tokyo sets monthly record of 9,857 coronavirus cases in November TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Tokyo confirmed 311 new cases of the novel coronavirus Monday, bringing November's tally to a monthly record of 9,857 amid a resurgence of infections in various parts of Japan as the winter season approaches, Kyodo reports.
Sweden holds roundtable dated to Day of First President of Kazakhstan STOCKHOLM. KAZINFORM – Last week, the Institute for Security and Development Policy and the Embassy of Kazakhstan in Sweden hosted a round-table discussion on «Kazakhstan’s role in international mediation under First President Nursultan Nazarbayev», marking the launch of ISDP’s study on the topic released in the Institute’s Silk Road Papers series, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
ANSA: Curfew likely to remain at Christmas says Italian health minister ROME. KAZINFORM - Health Minister Roberto Speranza has said that he expects the nationwide curfew, which kicks in at 22.00 and runs until 6:00 every day as part of the government's effort to combat COVID-19, to still be in force at Christmas and on New Year's Eve, ANSA reports.
S. Korea braces for 'toughest' virus battle in winter, people urged to follow antivirus curbs SEOUL. KAZINFORM The daily number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea stayed in the 400 range for the second day in a row Monday due apparently to less testing over the weekend, and health authorities warned that the country is bracing for the «biggest crisis» in the upcoming winter season.
Kazakhstan to set up int’l oil-and-gas machine building development centre NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM An agreement was signed today on establishing an international oil-and-gas machine building development centre pursuant to the task of the Head of State to boost machine building industry, the PM’s official website reads.
'Nursultan Nazarbayev has become a great leader to Kazakh people' – former Turkish President Abdullah Gul ALMATY. KAZINFORM – Almaty city is hosting the online international conference with international participation held by the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan under the theme «Nursultan Nazarbayev: A Global Politician» devoted to the Day of the First President of Kazakhstan, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Number of COVID-2019 cases across globe up by over 564,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 564,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 61.87 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Sunday, TASS reports.
Infection tally under 500 for 2nd day; current antivirus curbs maintained in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The daily number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea stayed in the 400 range for the second day in a row Monday due apparently to less testing over the weekend, as health authorities opted to maintain the current antivirus curbs in the greater Seoul area for another week despite concerns over another wave of the pandemic, Yonhap reports.