Children’s story book released to help children and young people cope with COVID-19 GENEVA. KAZINFORM A new story book that aims to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19 has been produced by a collaboration of more than 50 organizations working in the humanitarian sector, including the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Save the Children.
Kazakh President to attend Supreme Eurasian Economic Council working meeting NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM On April 14 Kazakh President Kasym-Jomart Tokayev will take part in the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council working meeting which will be held via a videoconference, the Facebook account of the President’s press secretary, Berik Uali, reads.
Coronavirus may peak in Kazakhstan at end of April or May, Health Ministry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «As the scientific centres predict the coronavirus is expected to peak in Kazakhstan at the close of April or May when the tally exceeds 2,000,» head of the goods and services safety quality control committee Lyudmila Bayurbekova told an online briefing.
Coronavirus cases in Russia rise by 2,558 in 24 hours MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The number of novel coronavirus in Russia has risen by 2,558 over the past 24 hours reaching 18,328 in 82 regions across the country. By now, 1,470 patients have recovered, 148 people have died, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Monday, TASS reports.
Supreme Eurasian Economic Council to hold online conference on coronavirus prevention NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A working meeting of the members of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council will be devoted to the prevention of coronavirus infection and ensuring economic stability in the Eurasian Economic Union, Kazinform reported citing the EEC website.
DHA set to start treating COVID-19 patients with blood plasma DUBAI. KAZINFORM - The Dubai Health Authority, DHA, is set to start using blood plasma from recovered coronavirus, COVID-19, patients to treat critical COVID-19 cases, following the UAE’s announcement that it will adopt this treatment method. The DHA will implement the treatment, known as convalescent plasma therapy, during the course of this week, WAM reports.
Kazakhstan retains its place in updated FIFA ranking NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan’s national football team retained its spot in the updated ranking of the International Football Federation (FIFA) as of February 2020, Kazinform has learnt from the National Olympic Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan confirms 10 new cases of coronavirus, total at 961 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - 10 new cases of coronavirus infection have been registered in Kazakhstan including 1 case in Kyzylorda region, 7 cases in Almaty and 2 cases in the city of Nur-Sultan, Kazinform reports with the reference to coronavirus2020.kz.
Japan’s Hokkaido declares emergency state again as virus infections grow TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido issued a further declaration of a state of emergency on Sunday, following one issued previously in late February, after seeing the pace of infections picking up, Kyodo reports.
Occasional showers forecast for Kazakhstan on April 13 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Occasional showers are forecast in the south, southeast and northwest of Kazakhstan on Monday, April 13. Fog, thunderstorms, gusty wind, dust storm, hail, and blizzard are expected in some parts of the country, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
Total number of coronavirus cases in Kazakhstan rises to 951 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 24 new cases of the coronavirus infection have been registered in Kazakhstan, including 1 new case in Kyzylorda region, 9 new cases in Almaty region, 5 new cases in Almaty region, 7 new cases in Turkestan region, and 2 new cases in Nur-Sultan city, , Kazinform has learnt from coronavirus2020.kz.