UAE announces 1,070 new COVID-19 cases, 1,619 recoveries, 2 deaths in last 24 hours ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM - The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 311,295 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
Information Minister Aida Balayeva, EU Special Representative for Central Asia Terhi Hakala meet NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – A meeting between Kazakh Minister of Information and Social Development Aida Balayeva and EU Special Representative for Central Asia Terhi Hakala took place today, Kazinform cites the press service of the Ministry.
Russia records 20,992 new daily COVID-19 cases, crisis center says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia has registered 20,992 new confirmed COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours. The total number of infections has reached 6,705,523 cases, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told journalists on Friday, TASS reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev to pay working visit to Russia NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev is to pay a working visit to the Russian Federation on August 21, 2021, to hold a meeting with Russian Leader Vladimir Putin, Kazinform has learnt from the Facebook account of the President’s Press Secretary Berik Uali.
Most of COVID-19 deaths in Kazakhstan were among unvaccinated – Health Minister NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – 4,969 people died of the COVID-19 virus in Kazakhstan in the period from February to July 2021, of whom 115 were vaccinated, Kazakh Health Minister Alexei Tsoi said, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kazakh Prime Minister Askar Mamin proposes to update EAEU anti-crisis measures NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin took part as Chairman in the meeting of the Eurasian Interparliamentary Council, during which he put forward an initiative regarding ensuring economic stability of the EAEU, Kazinform cites primeminister.kz.
Dimash performs at the opening of New Wave 2021 SOCHI. KAZINFORM - On August 19, the New Wave Hall started in Sochi’s Olympic Park with an outburst of emotions in celebration of music. The exquisite concert hall opened its doors for the international contest for young performers of popular music «New Wave 2021», dimashnews.com reports.
New cases over 2,000 for 2nd day in S. Korea; virus curbs extended for 2 weeks SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases remained in the 2,000s for the second straight day Friday amid little signs of letup, triggering the extension of the toughest level of virus restrictions for two more weeks, Yonhap reports.
Important to find political solution to situation in Afghanistan – EU Special Representative to CA NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – During her two-day visit to Nur-Sultan, EU Special Representative for Central Asia Terhi Hakala attended a press briefing after her meeting with Mukhtar Tileuberdi, the Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan this Friday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with 34 OneWeb satellites launch rescheduled MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The launch of a Soyuz-2.1b missile carrier which is meant to place into orbit 34 OneWeb satellites along with the Fregat booster has been rescheduled, the commentator said during the broadcast on Russia’s space agency, Roscosmos, website.
Kazakhstan’s Rybakina fails to reach Cincinnati quarterfinal NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – World number 19 Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan was unable to advance to the quarterfinal of the WTA’s Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati, the U.S. with the prize pool exceeding $1.8 million, Kazinform has learnt from Sports.kz.
Almost all regions of Kazakhstan still in high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty, Shymkent as well as Akmola, Aktobe, Almaty, Atyrau, East Kazakhstan, Zhambyl, West Kazakhstan, Karaganda, Kostanay, Kyzylorda, Mangistau, Pavlodar, North Kazakhstan regions remain in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ as of today, August 20, 2021.
Scorching heat to grip some of Kazakhstan regions Fri NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The most part of Kazakhstan is set to enjoy another day without precipitations, while the country’s southeast and northeast are to face thundershowers. High wind, dust storm, hail and fog are in store for some regions of Kazakhstan on Friday, Kahydromet reports.
La Vuelta. Stage 6 Aleksandr Vlasov showed takes solid 4th place atop Alto de Cullera NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Premier Tech leader Aleksandr Vlasov showed a brave and solid race on the sixth stage of La Vuelta with the finish atop the two-kilometer-long steep climb Alto de la Montaña de Cullera, the Team’s official website reads.