New cases hover around 1,800, with critical patients increasing SEOUL. KAZINFORM South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases fell to slightly under 1,800 Saturday, but the number of critical patients kept rising, while health authorities started to discuss special antivirus measures for the upcoming Chuseok holidays.
Head of Orthodox Church condoles over tragedy in Zhambyl region NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Head of the Orthodox Church of Kazakhstan Metropolitan Alexander of Astana and Kazakhstan expressed condolences to President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev over the tragedy in Zhambyl region, Kazinform reports referring to Mitropolia.kz.
The U.S. congratulates Kazakhstan on 30th anniversary of closing of Semipalatinsk nuclear weapons test site WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM The United States congratulates Kazakhstan on the 30th anniversary of the closing of the Semipalatinsk nuclear weapons test site. The decision to close Semipalatinsk demonstrated a clear commitment to nuclear security and nonproliferation.
1,810 coronavirus patients in critical condition NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As of August 28, 114,764 people (108,064 coronavirus positive and 6,700 coronavirus negative) are being treated for coronavirus infection in Kazakhstan, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus reads.
Almost all regions of Kazakhstan still in high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’ NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM As of August 28, 2021, the cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent as well as Akmola, Aktobe, Almaty, Atyrau, East Kazakhstan, Zhambyl, West Kazakhstan, Karaganda, Kostanay, Kyzylorda, Mangistau, Pavlodar, North Kazakhstan regions are still in the high COVID-19 risk ‘red zone’, the Telegram Channel of the Interdepartmental Commission for preventing coronavirus reads.