Daily infections dip to 1,400s amid no signs of letup SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases retreated to the 1,400s on Sunday due to fewer tests over the weekend, but the fourth wave of infections showed no signs of slowing down despite the adoption of the toughest virus curbs in the greater Seoul area, Yonhap reports.
S. Korea: Daily virus cases over 1,500 as infections show little signs of letup SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea's daily new coronavirus cases retreated to the 1,500s on Saturday, but the fourth wave of infections is showing little signs of letting up despite weeks of the toughest antivirus rules in the greater Seoul area, Yonhap reports.
COVID-19: Brazil sees 42.2k cases, 1.3k deaths in 24h BRASILIA. KAZINFORM - In 24 hours, Brazilian health authorities have registered 42,283 new cases of COVID-19 and 1,318 deaths from the disease. The figures were registered between Wednesday and Thursday and can be found in the daily update on the pandemic by the country’s Ministry of Health, Agencia Brasil reports.
Japan logs record new coronavirus cases for 3rd day in row JAPAN. KAZINFORM - Japan's daily total of COVID-19 cases hit 10,743 on Friday, logging a record figure for the third straight day, while Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has denied any linkage between the Olympics being held in the capital and the resurgence, Kyodo reports.
COVID-19: 1,294 new cases, seven deaths reported in Mongolia ULAANBAATAR. KAZINFORM - Daily COVID-19 press briefing for today, July 30, by the Ministry of Health reported that 1,294 new coronavirus cases were detected in the past 24 hours after tests were carried out at PCR laboratories across the country, MONTSAME reports.
Japan decides to add 4 prefectures to COVID emergency amid Olympics TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan decided Friday to expand its COVID-19 state of emergency to Osaka and three prefectures near Tokyo as a recent spike in coronavirus cases to record levels has raised fears that the country's medical system could collapse amid the Tokyo Olympics, Kyodo reports.
PM says 1.3 mln doses of Moderna vaccine due in S. Korea next week SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea will receive 1.3 million doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said Friday, as the government is preparing to expand the COVID-19 vaccine shots to those aged under 50, Yonhap reports.