Indian capital's 6th sero-survey shows more than 90 pct people have antibodies NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - Over 90 percent of people covered under the sixth (latest) sero-survey in the Indian capital region, Delhi, have developed antibodies against COVID-19, local media quoting a government report said Wednesday, Xinhua reports.
S. Korea: New virus cases hit over 2,100 as infections spike ahead of easing of virus curbs SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new daily coronavirus cases surged to more than 2,100 on Thursday, as the virus spread is gaining ground amid efforts to ease the distancing rules and return to normalcy, Yonhap reports.
UAE announces 88 new COVID-19 cases, 142 recoveries, and no deaths in the last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 282,773 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
Number of coronavirus fatalities worldwide surpasses 5 mln MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The total number of deaths caused by the coronavirus worldwide has surpassed 5 mln, according to TASS’ calculations based on the official statements of authorities as well as on the conclusions of experts and media outlets.
South Africa to give free access to national parks in November after postponement due to COVID-19 CAPE TOWN. KAZINFORM The managing body of South African National Parks (SANParks) on Wednesday announced that annual National Parks Week will be held on Nov. 22-28 to give citizens free access to most of its parks.
New virus cases soar to nearly 2,000 ahead of start of phased return to normalcy in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases soared to nearly 2,000 on Wednesday, as fresh concerns emerge over people letting their guard down ahead of the start of a gradual easing of virus curbs aimed at returning to normalcy, Yonhap reports.
Russia detects over 30,000 daily COVID-19 cases for two straight weeks, crisis center says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia has registered 36,582 new confirmed COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours with the total number of infections reaching 8,352,601 cases. The number of daily infections has been surpassing 30,000 for two weeks in a row, according to data of the anti-coronavirus crisis center published on Wednesday, TASS reports.
COVID-19: 86% of São Paulo population fully vaccinated BRASILIA. KAZINFORM São Paulo state has 86 percent of its adult population with their COVID-19 vaccine scheme complete. The vaccination campaign in the state started in January 17. The state was the first to initiate the administration of doses.
S. Korea to kick off ‘living with COVID-19’ scheme in November SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea will gradually phase out coronavirus restrictions starting next month to embrace a new scheme of returning to normal life backed by the rising rate of vaccinations, health authorities said Monday, Yonhap reports.