Presentation of Abai’s collection of poems in Georgian held in Tbilisi TBILISI. KAZINFORM - In the House of Writers of Georgia, the presentation of a collection of poems by the Kazakh poet and enlightener Abai Kunanbaiuly was held, published for the first time in the Georgian language. The presentation was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Culture and the Union of Writers, literary circles of Georgia, as well as the Kazakh diplomatic representation, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
ANSA: Italy’s COVID-19 Rt number drops to 0.92 ROME. KAZINFORM - Italy's COVID-19 Rt reproduction number has fallen to 0.92, down from 0.98 last week, sources said Friday ahead of the publication of the weekly coronavirus monitoring report of the health ministry and the Higher Health Institute (ISS), ANSA reports.
Daily COVID-19 deaths hit new record in Brazil: 4,249 BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil has hit a new all-time high for COVID-19–related deaths in 24 hours—4,249. The country had topped 4 thousand deaths in a single day on Tuesday (Apr. 6), when 4,195 lives were confirmed lost to the disease, Agencia Brasil reports.
COVID-19 variants could drive economic hit on Tokyo up by 4 tril. yen TOKYO. KAZINFORM - University of Tokyo economists estimate the Japanese capital could see an additional 4 trillion yen ($36 billion) economic hit if highly contagious coronavirus variants spread quickly across the city, but says the impact can be mitigated if infections are slowed, Kyodo reports.
President Tokayev expresses condolences over passing of Prince Philip NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kassym-Jomart Tokayev sent a telegram of condolences to Elizabeth II, Queen of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on the passing of her consort, His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 718,000 in past day, says WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 718,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past day, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 133.53 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.
Inclement weather forecast for Kazakhstan Apr 10 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Meteorologists predict that inclement weather will stay in most regions of Kazakhstan. Precipitation is expected in the north, east, and center of the country. The rest of Kazakhstan will enjoy nice weather, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.