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.
Sputnik V trials in Belarus show vaccine efficacy of about 95% MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Clinical trials of the Russian coronavirus vaccine Sputnik V in Belarus showed that it is about 95% effective, Russia’s Ambassador in Minsk Dmitry Mezentsev said in a televised interview with Rossiya’24 news channel on Friday.
New virus cases over 500 for 2nd day as pandemic deepens on cluster infections in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The daily number of novel coronavirus cases in South Korea exceeded 500 for the second straight day Friday as health authorities grapple with sporadic cluster infections across the country amid the third wave of the pandemic, Yonhap reports.
129 COVID-19 cases in schoolchildren reported in Kazakhstan over past week NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 129 COVID-19 cases in schoolchildren attending closed in-person classes were reported in 12 regions of Kazakhstan in the past week alone, Kazakh Health Minister Alexei Tsoi said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Record high 27,543 cases of COVID-19 infection detected in Russia MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Russia over the past 24 hours has increased by 27,543, a record high nationwide since the beginning of the pandemic. The total number of the coronavirus infections has risen to 2,215,533, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told journalists on Friday, TASS reports.
COVID-19: Pfizer starts vaccine registration process at Anvisa BRASÍLIA. KAZINFORM - Pharmaceutical company Pfizer announced it has started the registration process at Brazil’s national sanitary regulator Anvisa for its vaccine against COVID-19. This is the first step towards obtaining permission from the agency to have the treatment available in the country. The announcement was made after a Wednesday (Nov. 25) meeting with Anvisa specialists, Agencia Brasil reports.
Public transport to be suspended this Sunday in Nur-Sultan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Instagram account of Nur-Sultan city’s public transporter City Transportation Systems said that public transportation is to be suspended this Sunday, November 29, in the city as part of disinfection measures, Kazinform reports.