Russia reports 17,340 coronavirus cases in 24 hours MOSCOW. KAZINFORM - Russia’s coronavirus cases grew by 17,340 in the past 24 hours, this is the highest number since the start of the pandemic. A total of 1,480,646 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 throughout the country, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Friday, TASS reports.
New virus cases spike to over 150 as cluster infections pile up in S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's new coronavirus cases bounced back to an over one-month high Friday as sporadic cluster infections at senior care hospitals and other risk-prone facilities continued to increase, Yonhap reports.
Turkey urges its citizens to wear masks, follow rules ANKARA. KAZINFORM - Turkey’s health minister said Wednesday that he had consulted with health officials from some of the nation’s largest cities via videoconference about the struggle against the novel coronavirus pandemic, Anadolu Agency reports.
Local virus cases at 1-month high, cluster infections biggest hurdle in virus fight In S Korea SEOUL. KAZINFORM - The number of daily local coronavirus cases in South Korea spiked again to over 100 for the first time in nearly one month Thursday, as sporadic cluster infections at senior care hospitals and other facilities continued to climb amid eased virus restrictions, Yonhap reports.