Tokyo reports record 293 new cases of coronavirus TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Tokyo reported a single-day record of 293 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday amid growing concern about a second wave of infections that has cast a shadow on an initiative aimed at spurring domestic travel, Kyodo reports.
Kazakhstan calls to ensure free movement of goods in EAEU MINSK. KAZINFORM - The Eurasian Economic Union needs to take comprehensive decisions to ensure the free movement of goods between the member states, Kazakhstan Prime Minister Askar Mamin said at a meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council in Minsk on 17 July, BelTA has learned.
New COVID-19 cases detected in Aktobe rgn AKTOBE. KAZINFORM - Aktobe region has reported 51 more coronavirus cases, including 17 symptomatic and 34 asymptomatic ones, over the past day, Kazinform correspondent reports with reference to the regional office of quality and security control of goods and services.
Kluge commends Kazakhstan for testing probable COVID-19 patients in WHO referral labs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Dr. Hans Kluge, Director of the European Regional Bureau of the World Health Organization (WHO) said the organization has introduced new ICD codes for the coronavirus infection, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan enlists help of Robert Koch Institute in research of COVID-19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Pneumonia cases which test negative to PCR but have clinical symptoms of COVID-19 will be added to the total coronavirus caseload in Kazakhstan, Health Minister Alexei Tsoi said Friday, Kazinform reports.
Tsoi: We’re fully aware what consequences new approach to COVID-19, pneumonia data will have NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Health Minister of Kazakhstan Alexei Tsoi admitted that the new approach to counting the COVID-19 and pneumonia cases will affect the country's position in the international count of the COVID-19 cases, Kazinform reports.
Kazakhstan to combine COVID-19 and pneumonia cases starting Aug 1 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan is to fully switch to the new codes for COVID-19 in the International Classification of Diseases starting August 1, Kazakh Health Minister Alexey Tsoi told an online briefing at the Central Communications Service on Friday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Elbasy congratulates Kazakhstani metallurgists on professional day NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – First President of Kazakhstan-Elbasy Nursultan Nazarbayev has extended his congratulations on the occasion of the Day of metallurgist and veterans of the metallurgy industry, Kazinform has learnt from Elbasy’s press service.
EU gives Ukraine €105M to support small business and reforms KYIV. KAZINFORM - Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration Olha Stefanishyna has signed three agreements with the European Commission on the financing of new EU assistance programs for Ukraine worth EUR 105 million. Kazinform has learnt from Ukrinform.
Over 400 t of kumis and almost 1000 t of shubat produced in Kazakhstan NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Within six months Kazakhstan has produced more than 400 t of kumis (mare's milk) and almost 1000 t of shubat (camel milk), Kazinform reports with the reference to the press service of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Number of COVID-2019 cases across the globe up by over 226,000 in past day — WHO BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM - More than 226,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide in the past 24 hours, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 13.3 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Thursday.
Spiritual Administration of Muslims launches online system for sacrificing animals on Eid al-Adha NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - In the context of a pandemic, the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Kazakhstan is launching a website Qurban2020.muftyat.kz to make a sacrifice of animals on Eid al-Adha, the Muslim festival celebrated to commemorate the sacrifices of Prophet Ibrahim and his kin, Kazinform reports.
DoH’s Chairman volunteer for clinical trials in search for potential COVID-19 vaccines ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Hamed, Chairman of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi, DoH, and Dr. Jamal Alkaabi, Acting Under-Secretary of DoH, joined volunteers of clinical trials currently taking place in Abu Dhabi for possible vaccines to cure COVID19.
Gov’t set to determine statistics on the pandemic, Kazakh President NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - All data on the situation with the pandemic, no matter how sad they are, should be out in the open. The more transparency and mutual trust, the faster we would cope with this disaster, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev’s Twitters account reads.