307 more air passengers arrive in Kazakhstan without PCR tests NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 17 international flights from Germany, the UAE, Egypt, Turkey, Russia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan landed in Kazakhstan on March 6, 2021, Kazinform cites the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
Israel approves 3rd-phase exit from full lockdown JERUSALEM. KAZINFORM - The Israeli cabinet on Saturday approved the third phase of the exit plan from the full lockdown imposed in the country on Dec. 27, 2020, the Prime Minister's Office and the Health and Transport Ministries said in a joint statement, Xinhua reports.
Kazakhstan’s 6 areas in ‘yellow zone’ for coronavirus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – As of March 7, 2021, the six areas of the country are placed in the «yellow zone» on the State’s COVID-19 spread map, Kazinform reports citing the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of COVID-19.
WHO issues mental health warning stemming from COVID-19 GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The World Health Organization chief and two of his top team members issued a mental health warning Friday as he said the planet must prepare for mass mental trauma affecting communities for years to come resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Anadolu Agency reports.
COVAX delivers over 20 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 20 countries: WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - COVAX, the international vaccine campaign co-led by the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners, had delivered more than 20 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to 20 countries, the WHO chief said on Friday, Xinhua reports.
UK variant behind up to 90% of cases in parts of Spain OVIEDO. KAZINFORM - As new COVID-19 infections continued their general decline in Spain on Friday, the Health Ministry said the coronavirus variant could be behind as much as 90% of infections in some areas of the country, Anadolu Agency reports.
S. Korea: New virus cases over 400, rising travelers worried to strain virus fight SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases hovered above 400 on Saturday as sporadic cluster infections showed no signs of a letup and the rising number of travelers amid warm weather is worried to spark yet another uptick in the curve, Yonhap reports.
Brazil has reported over a thousand COVID-19 deaths daily for 40 days RIO DE JANEIRO. KAZINFORM - Brazil this week has reached 40 consecutive days with a daily average above 1 thousand victims of COVID-19, and the critical bed occupancy rate at intensive care units (ICU) in 19 of 27 states may raise the number of deaths caused by the disease even further in the coming days, Agencia Brasil reports.
2 cities and 4 rgns of Kazakhstan in ‘yellow zone’ for coronavirus spread NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – An updated map of the spread of coronavirus in the areas of Kazakhstan has been issued, Kazinform reports citing the Telegram channel of the Interdepartmental Commission on preventing the spread of COVID-19.