Beijing reports no new virus cases for 1st time in about 4 weeks BEIJING. KAZINFORM Municipal authorities in China's capital Beijing on Tuesday reported no new cases of the novel coronavirus for the first time in around four weeks since the detection early last month of a virus cluster at the city's biggest wholesale market.
Air New Zealand suspends inbound international flight bookings SYDNEY. KAZINFORM New Zealand’s government and flag carrier Air New Zealand announced Tuesday that they were temporarily suspending reservations for international flights on the airline to the country in order to manage the influx of returnees to quarantine facilities.
Volunteers feel well two weeks after COVID-19 vaccine trials, Defense Ministry says MOSCOW. KAZINFORM Volunteers, who tested a vaccine against the coronavirus two weeks ago at Burdenko military hospital, are feeling well and have not experienced any side effects, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Tuesday.
Novel coronavirus has existed worldwide before emerging in China: Oxford University expert LONDON. KAZINFORM The novel coronavirus has existed worldwide and broke out whenever and wherever favorable conditions occurred rather than starting in China, an Oxford University expert has told The Telegraph.
Hospitals in Nur-Sultan to receive around 200 lung ventilators NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Additional medical devices will be obtained in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan to fight the coronavirus infection, Mayor Altai Kulginov told an online briefing at the Central Communications Service on Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
UNA participates in Kazakhstan Embassy symposium on Nursultan Nazarbayev’s political career JEDDAH. KAZINFORM - The Union of News Agencies (UNA) took part in the activities of the symposium on Nursultan Nazarbayev's personality and legacy, held last Wednesday on the occasion of his 80th birthday, UNA reports.
Oxygen producing factory to be built in Kyzylorda rgn NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - 80 million tenge has been allocated to build an oxygen producing factory in Kyzylorda region, Governor Gulshara Abdykalikova told an online press conference at the regional communications service on Tuesday, Kazinform correspondent reports.
Brazil has 1,603,055 diagnosed cases of COVID-19 BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - A report released by the Health Ministry on Sunday (Jul. 5) indicates that Brazil has 1,603,055 cases of COVID-19. Of these, 64,876 were fatal, 602 of which in the last 24 hours. The number of recovered cases stands at 906,286, or 56.5 percent of infected people, Agencia Brasil reports.
New virus infections below 50 for 2nd day in South Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea saw its daily new virus cases hover below 50 on Tuesday for the second consecutive day, but a steady rise in both locally transmitted infections and imported cases continued to put a strain on the country's efforts to contain further spread, Yonhap reports.
Southwestern Japan hit by more heavy rain as death toll rises to 49 KUMAMOTO. KAZINFORM - More torrential rain struck Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu on Monday, causing flooding and mudslides in areas other than Kumamoto Prefecture, where at least 49 people have been confirmed dead, with rescuers racing against the clock to save others still missing following the weekend's deluge, Kyodo reports.
Mets predict inclement weather in Kazakhstan on Tuesday NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Inclement weather is forecast to persist across Kazakhstan on Tuesday. Meteorologists predict scattered showers with the possibility of squall and hail in the east. Gusty winds and fog are expected locally, Kazinform reports.