COVID-19: In 24h, 34.8k cases, 1.2k deaths reported BRASILIA. KAZINFORM In the last 24 hours, Brazilian health authorities registered 34,885 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,211 deaths as a result of the disease. The data can be found in the daily report by Brazil’s Ministry of Health, released Tuesday (Aug. 10).
SeaWorld Abu Dhabi on Yas Island set to feature world’s largest aquarium ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM Miral, Abu Dhabi’s leading curator of magnetic experiences, in partnership with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, announced today significant progress on the construction of SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, the next generation of marine life theme parks and Yas Island’s latest mega-development.
Kazakh and Turkmen FMs talked over phone NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Deputy PM of Kazakhstan-Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Tileuberdi and Deputy Chairman of the Cabinet of Ministers-Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan Rashid Meredov held a telephone conversation, the Kazakh MFA’s press service reports.
42,000 in Karaganda region to receive Vero Cell vaccine soon KARAGANDA. KAZINFORM «42,000 people in Karaganda region will be administered China’s Vero Cell vaccine against coronavirus. The vaccine should be delivered soon to the region,» head of the region’s healthcare department Gamal Toksambayev told a briefing.
More countries, territories report COVID-19 variants: WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM The number of countries, areas or territories reporting various variants of COVID-19 continues to increase after the global number of coronavirus cases surpassed 200 million last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday.
285 blazes contained, 3 ongoing in southwestern, southern Turkey: Minister ANKARA. KAZINFORM Turkey has brought 285 forest fires under control while three continue to burn in the Aegean province of Mugla, the resort city of Antalya and southwestern Burdur province, the country's agriculture and forestry minister said Wednesday.
Kazakhstan to chair 12th WTO Ministerial Conference NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan is to chair the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization (WTO) from November 30 to December 3 in Geneva, Switzerland, Kazinform correspondent cites the press service of the Trade and Integration Ministry of Kazakhstan.
Flame lighting events for Paralympic torch relay begin in Japan TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Flame-lighting events for the Tokyo Paralympic torch relay began across Japan on Thursday in the lead up to the world's biggest sporting event for athletes with disabilities, despite the relay being scaled down due to the coronavirus pandemic, Kyodo reports.
President Tokayev to pay state visit to Republic of Korea NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On August 16-17, at the invitation of President Moon Jae-in, President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev will pay a state visit to the Republic of Korea, Kazinform has learnt from President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
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 monthlong toughened virus curbs and a slower than expected vaccination campaign, Yonhap reports.
ICU occupancy for COVID-19 in Brazil at lowest since 2020 BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - For the first time since October 2020, no Brazilian state has more than 80 percent of ICU beds for COVID-19 occupied in Brazil’s public hospitals. The announcement was made today (Aug. 11) by the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), tasked with drafting the COVID-19 Observatory Report, Agencia Brasil reports.