Meeting of Kazakh-Qatari Business Council to be held in Doha DOHA. KAZINFORM The Ambassador of Kazakhstan, Arman Isagaliyev, met with the First Deputy of the Qatar Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mohammed bin Tawar Al-Kauari, who is the co-chairman of the Kazakhstan-Qatar Business Council, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
Sputnik V effective against all known coronavirus strains, developer says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus is effective against all known new strains, Alexander Gintsburg, Director of the Gamaleya National Research Center for Epidemiology and Microbiology that developed the jab, reported.
Above 10,000 kids contracted COVID-19 since Jan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM «74 children are staying in the COVID-19 hospitals in Nur-Sultan, 7 of them have severe symptoms. No kids were taken to the intensive care units. 12 children were admitted to the hospitals for the past 24 hours,» head of the public healthcare department of Nur-Sultan Timur Muratov told a briefing.
Above 290 with COVID-19 status ‘Red’ detected at Kazakhstani railway stations NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 296 people with COVID-19 status ‘Red’ and 177 with status ‘Yellow’ were detected at the railway stations all over Kazakhstan since the implementation of the Ashyq project, Kazakhstan Temir Zholy National Company JSC reports.
National Bank Chairman reports to Kazakh President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev received Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Yerbolat Dossayev, who reported on the preliminary results of the country’s monetary policy implementation for the past 7 months, the Akorda press service reports.
IMF keeps Kazakhstan’s growth forecast at 3.2% NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The spread of COVID-19 and vaccination rates are the main factors in the recovery of global economy as well as Kazakh economy, Chairman of the National Bank of Kazakhstan Yerbolat Dossayev told a government session, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Slovak Health Ministry launches healthcare sector reform BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The Health Ministry is launching a reform of hospitals, the outpatient sector and the functioning of health-insurance companies in order to regulate their profit-making, Health Minister Vladimir Lengvarsky (an OLaNO nominee) announced on Tuesday, adding that the draft is yet to undergo inter-departmental review, TASR reports.
Another day of showers forecast for Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Northern, eastern and southeastern Kazakhstan should brace for another day of scattered showers, thunderstorms, hail and fog. Weather without precipitation and extremely hot weather conditions will be observed in the west of the country, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
New cases at new high of over 2,200 despite month of toughest virus curbs in S. Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases reached a new high of over 2,200 on Wednesday since the start of the pandemic in January last year in the face of month-long toughened virus curbs and a slower than expected vaccination campaign, Yonhap reports.