Moscow documents record-high 6,902 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Moscow has documented 6,902 cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center informed on Friday. This is the highest daily case count in the Russian capital since the start of the pandemic, TASS reports.
Digital Development, Innovations, and Aerospace Industry Ministry names new Vice Minister NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Askar Zhambakin has been named Vice Minister of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovations, and Aerospace Industry of Kazakhstan, Kazinform cites the official website of the Kazakh PM.
New virus cases over 300 for 3rd day, greater Seoul area in 3rd wave of outbreak SEOUL. KAZINFORM Health authorities on Friday urged people to refrain from gatherings and outdoor activities, as the country's daily new coronavirus cases hovered above 300 for the third straight day and the greater Seoul area, home to half of the country's population, is in the third wave of the outbreak.
Brazil to receive $3 bi from BRICS bank for investment BRASÍLIA. KAZINFORM - Brazil will receive $3 billion from the New Development Bank (NDB) in the coming months, the country's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said Wednesday (Nov. 18). Based in China, the bank is formed by BRICS countries—Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, Agencia Brasil reports.
Majilis elections: Central Election Commission accredits 29 foreign observers NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The Central Election Commission of Kazakhstan has so far accredited 29 foreign observers for the election of deputies to the Majilis of the Kazakh Parliament and Maslikhats, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a meeting with Russian delegation NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM At the site of the Astana International Financial Centre, the Head of State held a meeting with the Russian delegation consisted of Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Alexei Overchuk and CEO, Chairman of the Executive Board of Sberbank Herman Gref.
Kazakhstani Al-Farabi Center to be launched in the USA ALMATY. KAZINFORM The scientific and educational center is to be established in Maryland (USA) by the mutual agreement between Al-Farabi Kazakh National University and Civilizations Exchange & Cooperation Foundation (CECF), the University’s press service reports.
Over 24,000 cases of COVID-19 infection detected in Russia MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Russia over the past 24 hours has increased by 24,318, a record high nationwide since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the data of the anti-coronavirus crisis center published on Friday, TASS reports.
Kazakhstan, Israel sign memorandum of cooperation in field of cybersecurity NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Israel Satybaldy Burshakov took part in the signing ceremony of a Memorandum on Cyber Security between the RSE «State Technical Service» of the National Security Committee of Kazakhstan and the National Cyber Directorate of Israel, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of the Kazakh MFA.
Biocad company plans to produce 1 mln doses of Sputnik V vaccine in December ST. PETERSBURG. KAZINFORM Biocad company plans to start producing 1 mln doses of the Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine in December 2020, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian pharmaceutical company Dmitry Morozov said on Thursday at the 13th St. Petersburg International Innovation Forum.
Kazakhstan adds almost 800 new COVID-19 cases in past 24 hrs NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Kazakhstan has added 791 new cases of the coronavirus infection in the past 24 hours, up 29 from the previous day, Kazinform has learnt from the Telegram channel of the Commission for prevention of COVID-19 spread in the country.
New virus cases over 300 for 3rd day in S. Korea; virus fight at crossroads SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The number of daily new coronavirus cases in South Korea hovered above 300 for a third straight day Friday due largely to cluster infections from private gatherings and medical and public facilities as the country braces for another potential wave of the pandemic, Yonhap reports.
Mets predict weather without precipitation in Kazakhstan Friday NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Weather without precipitation is forecast for most of Kazakhstan. Snowfall will hit only the north and south of the country. Parts of Kazakhstan will see fog, gusty wind, and blizzard, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.