UAE announces 1,508 new COVID-19 cases, 1,477 recoveries, 2 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 227,582 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
Tokayev congratulates Rukhiya Baidukenova on Slavianski Bazaar Grand Prix victory NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev extended his congratulations to the winner of the Grand Prix of the 2021 Vitebsk song contest, Kazakhstani Rukhiya Baidukenova, Kazinform has learnt from the Facebook page of the Kazakh President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Japan gov’t retains economic view as virus steps continue to weigh TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The Japanese government on Monday maintained its view that the country's economy has seen increased weakness in some sectors in its latest monthly economic assessment, as measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus continued to weigh on consumption in July, Kyodo reports.
Kazakhstan’s Rukhiya wins Grand Prix of song contest in Vitebsk VITEBSK. KAZINFORM - The Grand Prix of the 2021 Vitebsk song contest went to Rukhiya, a representative of Kazakhstan. The coveted Lira statuette was presented to the signer during the closing ceremony of the International Festival of Arts Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk on 19 July, BelTA has learned.
Herd immunity to COVID-19 in Russia reaches 60% - expert MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The level of herd immunity to the novel coronavirus infection in Russia has reached 60%, Areg Totolyan, director of the St. Petersburg-based Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology, said on Sunday, TASS reports.
New daily cases over 1,000 for 2 weeks in S. Korea, tougher virus rules in place nationwide SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell slightly Monday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but the daily caseload has stayed above 1,000 for nearly two weeks. prompting authorities to tighten virus curbs across the nation to contain the spread ahead of the summer holiday season, Yonhap reports.
Astana Premier Tech’s Lutsenko secures career-best 7th place at Tour de France NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Alexey Lutsenko crossed the line on the Champs-Élysées to ride to a career-best seventh place in the General Classification to secure his first top ten result in six Tour de France participations, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.