Passengers arriving from Japan, Italy, Iran, South Korea will be quarantined, Health Ministry NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – People arriving from the countries of the first category for coronavirus will be placed in home quarantine, this has been stated by the chief state sanitary doctor of Kazakhstan Zhandarbek Bekshin.
11 dead as Coronavirus outbreak spreads ROME. KAZINFORM - Rome, February 25 - Eleven people have now died as Italy's coronavirus outbreak has spread from Lombardy and Veneto to Sicily, Tuscany and Liguria Tuesday and Premier Giuseppe Conte said the country would emerge form the crisis with its head held high, Kazinform has learnt from ANSA.
Walt Disney's Iger steps down as CEO, parks head Chapek to take reins HOLLYWOOD. KAZINFORM - Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) Robert Iger will step down as chief executive officer, handing the reins to Disney Parks head Bob Chapek, the company said on Tuesday, ending years of speculation on who will take over Hollywood’s most powerful studio, Trend reports.
Talgat Kaliyev appointed as special representative of President for Afghanistan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Ambassador-at-large of the Foreign Affairs Ministry of the Republic of Kazakhstan Talgat Kaliyev has been appointed as Special Representative of the Kazakh President for Afghanistan, Kazinform reports with the reference to Akorda.
Iran's Minister of Defense issues directive for mass production of antiseptic, sanitary masks TEHRAN. KAZINFORM – Iran’s Minister of Defense Brigadier-General Ali Hatami in a decree on Tuesday assigned different industries affiliated to Defense Ministry to mass produce hygienic gels and standard sanitary masks to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country.
Japan's Hokkaido eyes temporary shutdown of public schools to fight virus SAPPORO. KAZINFORM - In an effort to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, the education board of Hokkaido will urge local authorities on Wednesday to temporarily close all 1,600 public elementary and junior high schools in the prefecture.
Ambassador of Kazakhstan presents credentials to President of Slovakia BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - Roman Vasilenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Kazakhstan to Slovakia, has presented his credentials to the President of the Slovak Republic Zuzana Čaputová, Kazinform reported with the reference to the press service of the Foreign Affairs Ministry.