Delta COVID-19 variant spreads to over 120 countries, WHO says GENEVA. KAZINFORM - The number of countries and territories, where the highly contagious Delta COVID-19 variant is circulating, climbed by 13 from July 13 to 20, having reached 124, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Wednesday, TASS reports.
UAE Press: Covid-19 vigilance remains top priority ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM Two months ago, during the festival of Eid Al Fitr, the UAE had issued comprehensive guidelines for people to avoid large gatherings. In normal times – that is, when a pandemic is not raging – loved ones meet and, as is the norm, celebrate together. Like Eid Al Fitr, next week's Eid Al Adha, is also much anticipated and usually planned for in advance among family and friends.
Third wave begins: 3.5 mln weekly COVID infections detected first time since May worldwide MOSCOW. KAZINFORM The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide over the past seven days has increased by 3.5 mln. The world documented 0.5 mln more infections than a week before, according to TASS’ calculations.
COVID-19 Delta variant spreading worldwide «at scorching pace»: WHO chief GENEVA. KAZINFORM Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), on Monday warned of the «devastating outbreaks» caused by the Delta variant of COVID-19, saying that the new strain of the virus was infecting people «at a scorching pace.»
Global COVID-19 death toll exceeds 4 million: WHO GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday said that it has recorded over four million COVID-19-related deaths globally, but the organization's Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, added that the overall death toll is likely underestimated.
How to ensure safe schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic: High-level Meeting to be hosted by WHO/Europe, UNICEF and UNESCO ALMATY. KAZINFORM July 2nd, 2021 WHO/Europe, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) are hosting the Third High-level Meeting on Schooling during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
India shows lowest number of coronavirus cases in three months NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM The number of coronavirus cases increased in India over the past day by 42,640 and amounted to 29,977,861. The Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on its website on Tuesday the number of deaths associated with coronavirus increased by 1,167 in 24 hours and reached 389,302.
WHO records uptick of 18,000 COVID-19 daily cases worldwide, compared to Tuesday GENEVA KAZINFORM More than 371,400 new cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed globally in the past 24 hours, which is up by 18,000 cases in comparison with those recorded in the previous 24 hours, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in its daily bulletin on Wednesday, adding that the total number of infections increased to 170.81 million.
WHO validates Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use GENEVA. KAZINFORM The World Health Organisation (WHO) on June 1 validated the Sinovac-CoronaVac COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving countries, funders, procuring agencies and communities the assurance that it meets international standards for safety, efficacy and manufacturing.
India records lowest number of coronavirus ceases in 44 days NEW DELHI. KAZINFORM The number of coronavirus cases increased in India over the past 24 hours by 186,364 to 27,555,457. The Indian Ministry of Health and Family Welfare reported on Friday on its website, the number of deaths associated with coronavirus increased by 3,660 per day to 318,895.
President Tokayev meets with WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev held a meeting with Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus via videoconference, Kazinform has learnt from the Akorda press service.
Global COVID-19 cases fall by 14% over the past week, WHO says GENEVA. KAZINFORM Over 4.1 mln COVID-19 cases and more than 84,000 deaths were recorded worldwide last week, while the coronavirus incidence has dropped by 14% and the mortality rate - by 2% compared to the previous seven days, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced in Geneva on Wednesday.