COVID-19: Italy ‘on track’ for 80% vaccine coverage in Sept ROME. KAZINFORM - Italy's COVID-19 Emergency Commissioner Francesco Paolo Figliuolo said Monday that Italy was on target to have 80% of the population vaccinated for COVID-19 by the end of September, a level of coverage that should bring about herd immunity, ANSA reports.
Typhoon In-Fa makes second landfall in east China HANGZHOU. KAZINFORM - Typhoon In-Fa made the second landfall in east China's Zhejiang Province at around 9:50 a.m. Monday, packing winds of up to 28 meters per second at its center, according to the provincial flood control headquarters, Xinhua reports.
Astana-Premier Tech reveals roaster for Spanish race NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Astana – Premier Tech is ready to open its second part of the 2021 cycling season with two Spanish one-day races, Prueba Villafranca – Ordiziako Klasika (July 25th) and Vuelta a Castilla y Leon (July 29th), Kazinform has learnt from the club’s press service.
Olympic medalists allowed to remove masks for 30 seconds on podium TOKYO. KAZINFORM - The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it has relaxed COVID-19 protocols at the Tokyo Olympics to allow medalists to take off their masks for up to 30 seconds on the podium to be photographed, Kyodo reports.
Sinopec builds world's largest disinfectant production base QIANJIANG. KAZINFORM - Sinopec Jianghan Salt Chemical Hubei Co., Ltd. (the «Company»), a subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (HKG: 0386, «Sinopec»), has completed a trial run of its new 12,000 tons/year concentrated bleaching powder batch feeder on July 23. At present, the Company's annual disinfectant production capacity exceeds 100,000 tons, making it the world's largest disinfectant production base, TASS reports.
Rybakina of Kazakhstan reaches 3rd round of tennis event at Olympics NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Elena Rybakina of Kazakhstan won the second-round match against Swede Rebecca Peterson in the Women’s Singles event at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Kazinform has learnt from the official website of the Games.
Kazakhstani male archers fail to advance at Olympic Games in Tokyo NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – The men’s archery team of Kazakhstan made up of Sanzhar Musayev, Ilfat Abdullin, and Denis Gankin lost to the Indian squad 2:6 to advance to the quarterfinals at Tokyo Olympics, Kazinform cites the National Olympic Committee.
Thunderstorms to hit Kazakhstan July 26 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Due to an anticyclone spur the greater part of the country is to see no precipitation. Only the north, east, and center are to brace for occasional thunderstorms, with hail and gusty wind in the northeast, due to the weather fronts, Kazinform reports.