Zelensky asks China to provide Ukraine with additional test systems and medical equipment KYIV. KAZINFORM - President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked China for the protective equipment and medical supplies, and asked the Chinese government to provide Ukraine with additional assistance to counter the spread of coronavirus, Ukrinform reports.
Coronavirus pandemic will end in summer at best, expert says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - At best, the coronavirus pandemic will decline in the summer, and at worst, it will remain in Russia for another season, virologist, head of the laboratory of the microorganisms ecology, the School of Biomedicine of the Far Eastern Federal University Mikhail Shchelkanov said in an interview with NTV.
26 new cases of COVID-19 registered in Kyrgyzstan, bringing total to 42 BISHKEK. KAZINFORM - Today, at the Republican Headquarters for Preventing Import and Further Spread of Coronavirus, Kyrgyzstan's Deputy Health Minister Tolo Isakov made a report on the current situation with coronavirus in the country.
Number of coronavirus infections in the world doubles in six days, exceeding 400,000 MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Total number of novel coronavirus infections in the world doubled in six days and exceeded 400,000. This is according to the statistics collected by TASS correspondents on the basis of official statements by authorities and experts in the countries where coronavirus cases were registered.
33 Kazakhstanis evacuated from Saudi Arabia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On March 24 Kazakhs were returned to the country from Saudi Arabia by joint efforts of the Kazakh Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the state bodies of Saudi Arabia, Kazinform reports with the reference to www.coronavirus2020.kz.
Modi orders 21-day countrywide lockdown in India to stop coronavirus outbreak NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged 1.3 billion Indians to not venture out of their homes for the next three weeks and ordered a curfew-like nationwide lockdown to stop the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.