Health Ministry conducts more than 50,000 additional COVID-19 tests, announces 401 new cases, 492 recoveries, two deaths ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, announced that it conducted over 50,000 additional COVID-19 tests, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment.
Russian university says clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine completed MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Clinical trials of vaccine against the novel coronavirus were completed on volunteers at Sechenov University, and the results of research proved the medication’s effectiveness, chief researcher Elena Smolyarchuk told TASS on Sunday.
New virus cases rebound in S.Korea; imported cases, cluster infections on steady rise SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new virus cases bounced back Sunday as cluster infections in the greater Seoul area and the southwestern city of Gwangju continued to increase amid a sustained rise in imported cases, Yonhap reports.
ANSA: 1 woman killed, 5 hurt as car veers onto pavement in Naples ROME. KAZINFORM - One young woman was killed and five other young women were seriously hurt after an 18-year-old Neapolitan man lost control of his car and ploughed into them at San Gennaro Vesuviano near Naples Thursday night, ANSA reports.
UAE’s first mask manufacturing facility secures orders until end of 2020 ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The UAE’s first respirator manufacturing facility, established in May in Al Ain with an annual output capacity of over 30 million units, has already secured orders until the end of 2020, a top executive told Emirates News Agency, WAM.
Recovery efforts continue in southwest Japan 1 week after heavy rain FUKUOKA. KAZINFORM - Recovery efforts continued Saturday in Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu, battered by torrential rain a week ago that caused deadly flooding and landslides, with at least 16 people still missing, Kyodo reports.
Russian Defense Ministry’s clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccine enter final stage MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Russian Defense Ministry and the Gamalei National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology have started the final stage of clinical trials of a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, the ministry stated on Friday.