Kazakh diaspora of Russia’s Astrakhan region sends humanitarian aid to Atyrau hospital ASTRAKHAN. KAZINFORM - 1000 kg medical cargo has sent to Atyrau region by members of the Astrakhan regional public organization of Kazakh culture «Zholdastyk» and the Fund for the Development of Kazakh Culture to combat the spread of COVID-19, Kazinform reports with the reference to the website of the Embassy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the Russian Federation.
Philippines to re-impose strict lockdown in Manila amid surge in infections MANILA. KAZINFORM - A strict lockdown will be re-imposed in the Philippine capital and its adjoining provinces following an appeal by the medical community for more effective measures to curb transmission rates amid an increase in coronavirus infections which have already surpassed 100,000, the government announced early Monday.
7 online activities to be held as part of Shymkent-2020 - CIS capital of culture year SHYMKENT. KAZINFORM - A briefing discussing the activities and work done as part of the Year «Shymkent-2020 - CIS capital of culture» has been held at the information and communications center in the city of Shymkent, Kazinform reports.
Coronavirus: tests suggest 1.4m in Italy have antibodies ROME. KAZINFORM - The results of serological tests conducted and analysed by the health ministry and statistics agency ISTAT suggest that 1.482 million people in Italy, 2.5% of the resident population, have developed antibodies for SarsCov2, ANSA reports.
Astana’s riders claim top spots on Gran Trittico Lombardo podium NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - A successful day in the Italian region of Lombardia for Astana Pro Team today, as Gorka Izagirre wins Gran Trittico Lombardo after a solo attack. Alex Aranburu took the second place in the sprint, just in front of Greg Van Avermaet, who completed the podium after a very wet day out on the road, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Number of COVID-19 cases across globe up by over 257,000 in past day GENEVA. KAZINFORM - More than 257,000 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus infection were registered worldwide on August 3, with the overall number of such cases exceeding 17.91 million, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin, TASS reports.
Most regions of Kazakhstan to experience no precipitation on Aug 4 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Weather without precipitation is forecast for most regions of Kazakhstan. Scattered showers, thunderstorms, squall, and hail are expected is western and eastern parts of the country, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
Astana’s Vlasov takes solid 3rd place in La Route D’Occitanie Stage 3 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - The Astana Pro Team rider Aleksandr Vlasov performed really well today at the queen stage of La Route d’Occitanie with the summit finish atop previously unknown climb Col de Beyrède. The Russian Champion finished third, just seconds behind the 2019 Tour de France winner Egan Bernal and Pavel Sivakov, Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.