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.
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.
WHO reports new daily record high of over 747,000 COVID-19 cases GENEVA. KAZINFORM More than 747,000 new daily cases of novel coronavirus were recorded globally in the past day, bringing a total number of infections to 61.29 million and becoming a new record high number of single-day cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Saturday.
Day of the First President of Kazakhstan marked in Addis Ababa ADDIS ABABA. KAZINFORM The Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in Ethiopia held a seminar dedicated to the Day of the First President of Kazakhstan, which was attended by the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, research institutions, the mass media, as well as students of the Addis Ababa University.
Record-high 90,000 Americans hospitalized with COVID-19 amid Thanksgiving WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM Nearly 90,000 COVID-19 patients are in hospitals across the United States as of Thursday, the Thanksgiving day, reaching a new all-time high for the 16th consecutive day, according to The COVID Tracking Project.
CSTO countries to work together to diversify products of national defense industries MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Countries of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) intend to jointly take measures to diversify products of national defense industry enterprises. The decision was made during the 18th session of the CSTO Interstate Commission on Military and Economic Cooperation on 27 November, BelTA has learned.