Food shopping and seeing doctor among exemptions from new lockdown in Slovakia BRATISLAVA. KAZINFORM - The lockdown in Slovakia extended beyond January 27 until February 7 but eased for those with negative tests for coronavirus, will involve several exemptions, including trips to buy necessities at the nearest grocery shop, drug store or pharmacy, according to a decision made by the Government, TASR reports.
Principal first violin of Astana Opera to take part in Moscow Festival NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - On January 20, the Honoured Worker of Kazakhstan, famous musician, principal first violin of the Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra Bagdat Abilkhanov will take part in the 2nd International Music Festival «Valentin Berlinsky Forever!», dedicated to the outstanding cellist and founder of the world renowned Borodin Quartet, People’s Artist of the RSFSR, laureate of the USSR State Prize Valentin Berlinsky, Kazinform has learnt from Astana Opera.
New infection cases under 400 for 2nd day in S. Korea; virus curve sliding downhill SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases stayed under 400 for the second straight day Tuesday as infections sharply slowed down on tightened social distancing measures, but health authorities still remain vigilant over potential upticks amid partially eased curbs, Yonhap reports.
Vaccination against COVID-19 in Brazil to kick off Wednesday BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - Vaccination against COVID-19 starts Wednesday (Jan. 20) at 10 am across the country for priority groups. The announcement was made Sunday (17) by Brazil’s Health Minister Eduardo Pazuello during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Agencia Brasil reports.
Precipitation and ice slick in store for Kazakhstan Jan 19 NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Snowfall and precipitation are forecast to douse most regions of Kazakhstan, especially southern and southwest parts. Parts of the country will see fog, blizzard, ice slick, and bleak wind, Kazinform has learnt from Kazhydromet.
Chinese mainland reports 106 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases BEIJING. KAZINFORM - The Chinese mainland on Monday reported 118 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 106 locally transmitted cases and 12 arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said Tuesday, Xinhua reports.