WHO reports one-day surge in coronavirus cases by over 284,000 GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 284,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, exceeding 19.18 million, while the coronavirus-related fatalities increased by over 6,000 to surpass 716,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Saturday, TASS reports.
Nagasaki pushes Japan gov't to work for nuke ban amid rising danger NAGASAKI. KAZINFORM - The mayor of Nagasaki on Sunday pushed the Japanese government to take more action toward realizing a world free of nuclear weapons, amid a global retreat of leadership on the issue, at a memorial ceremony on the 75th anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing of the city, Kyodo News reports.
U.S. coronavirus cases top 5 million mark: reports NEW YORK. KAZINFORM - The coronavirus case count in the United States topped 5 million on Saturday, U.S. media reported, demonstrating the pandemic is tightening its grip over the country with the world's highest number of infections and worst death toll, Kyodo news reports.
Unstable weather forecast to bring thunderstorms, hail across Kazakhstan Aug 9 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazhydromet, the national Met Office, has issued the weather forecast for August 9 predicting occasional thunderstorm, possible hail as well as squally wind, which is more likely to blow in the central part of the country. Strong wind is predicted to blow locally throughout the country, Kazinform reports.