S. Korea expected to roll out its own coronavirus vaccine late next year, PM says SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea will be able to develop its own COVID-19 vaccine late next year, in addition to foreign products to be shipped here in the near future, Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun said Thursday, Yonhap reports.
Tokyo reports over 1,300 daily COVID cases, topping 1,000 for 1st time TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The daily number of coronavirus infections totaled 1,337 in Tokyo on Thursday, metropolitan government officials said, exceeding the 1,000 mark for the first time since the pandemic began earlier this year and deepening concerns about hospital capacity, Kyodo reports.
Kazakh National Economy Minister pays working visit to Akmola rgn AKMOLA REGION. KAZINFORM – Today as part of the working visit to Akmola region Kazakh National Economy Minister Ruslan Dalenov has met with the local entrepreneurs to discuss issues of business support and protection, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry of National Economy.
11 Kazakhstanis tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving from abroad NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 9 international flights landed in Kazakhstan on December 30 from the Netherlands, the UK, Egypt, Turkey, the UAE, Belarus and Uzbekistan, the Telegram Channel of the interdepartmental commission for prevention of the coronavirus spread in Kazakhstan under the Government reads.
S. Korea to decide level of virus curbs this week amid no letup in virus resurgence SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea said Thursday it will decide this week whether to raise the social distancing scheme to the highest level or maintain the current second-highest measures amid no signs of a letup in the coronavirus resurgence, Yonhap reports.
Strong aftershocks jolt central Croatia as rescue efforts continue ZAGREB. KAZINFORM - Powerful aftershocks continued to rock central Croatia on Wednesday, a day after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake devastated towns and villages about 50 kilometers southeast of the capital Zagreb, killing seven and injuring dozens, Xinhua reports.
COVID-19 reinfection possible in case of severe immunological disorders - sanitary doctor MOSCOW. KAZINFORM An individual might catch coronavirus twice if they suffer from a severe immunological disorder, but not more than 50 cases of reinfection have been recorded globally, Anna Popova, the head of the Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare, said on Wednesday.