Coronavirus infections now at 31, S. Korea dealing with more unlinked virus cases SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's public health authorities warned Tuesday that the country should prepare for more coronavirus infections not linked to known clusters as its latest confirmed cases are believed to be without links to other existing cases or to China and overseas countries, Yonhap reports.
Airlines refuse to take passengers from cruise ship in Cambodia PHNOM PENH. KAZINFORM Passengers and crew of a luxury cruise ship that had been turned away from at least five ports in Asia over coronavirus fears are now stranded in Cambodia after all airlines have refused to carry them, according to government sources, Kyodo reported.
Global Women’s Forum Dubai hosts Google Trends News Initiative session DUBAI. KAZINFORM The Global Women’s Forum Dubai hosted Google News Initiative Teaching Fellow, Samya Ayish, who shared insights on what people are searching for on Google and the impact this has on journalism during a breakout session which took place at the Society Hub.
Tokyo Marathon to restrict entry to elite athletes due to coronavirus TOKYO. KAZINFORM Organizers of the Tokyo Marathon said Monday they will allow only some 200 elite athletes, including wheelchair racers, to take part in the upcoming pre-Olympic event, as Japan steps up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak.
Emirati-designed ‘Expo Live Pavilion’ hopes to inspire millions DUBAI. KAZINFORM - The Emirati-designed Expo Live Pavilion in Expo 2020 Dubai’s Opportunity District aims to inspire millions of visitors to become change-makers by showcasing the social innovators, supported by Expo Live, who are having a measurable impact on people’s lives across the world, WAM reports.
27 foreign nationals in China diagnosed with novel coronavirus: FM spokesperson BEIJING. KAZINFORM Twenty-seven foreign nationals have been diagnosed with novel coronavirus, among whom three have been cured and discharged from hospital, two have passed away, and 22 others are isolated in hospitals, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Monday, China Daily reported.
China reports 2,048 more coronavirus cases, 105 deaths BEIJING. KAZINFORM The new coronavirus outbreak in China has infected an additional 2,048 people and killed 105 more people on the mainland, the country's health authorities said Monday, a day after worst-hit Hubei Province rolled out stricter restrictions to contain the outbreak.
Number of infections on virus-hit ship in Japan up 70 to 355: gov't TOKYO. KAZINFORM The number of new coronavirus infections among passengers and crew of the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined near Tokyo has risen by 70 to 355, the government said Sunday, while more domestic cases were also reported and experts warned the situation could worsen.
UAE Balloon Team to launch Expo Dubai Balloon Festival DUBAI. KAZINFORM - To mark the UAE hosting of the Expo Dubai, the UAE Balloon Team will organise Expo Dubai International Hot-Air Balloon Festival from October to December 2020 as part of the 15th UAE International Hot-Air Balloon Cup, WAM reports.
China reports 2,009 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 142 new deaths BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Chinese health authority Sunday said it received reports of 2,009 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 142 deaths on Saturday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, Xinhua reports.
China reports 2,641 new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 143 new deaths BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Chinese health authority Saturday said it received reports of 2,641 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 143 deaths on Friday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, Xinhua reports.