Kazakhstan locks down several towns after spike in COVID-19 cases
Thursday, 11 June 2020 () Kazakhstan has locked down several towns and villages and tightened restrictions in one of its provinces following a spike in fresh COVID-19 cases, authorities said on Thursday, a month after ending a nationwide state of emergency.
AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria explains how controlling deaths caused by Covid-19 in India are more important than the spike in cases. Dr Guleria said that we have to consider the size of India’s population while talking about the spike in cases. India is now the 4th ranked nation in coronavirus...
A special repatriation flight took off from Kazakhstan's Karaganda Airport to India on May 26. 143 Indian nationals will return home from this flight under Vande Bharat Mission. It was the first flight from Kazakhstan to India during the lockdown period. Ambassador of India to Kazakhstan, Prabhat Kumar said, "Today, we are starting the evacuation from Kazakhstan. Today is the first flight from Karaganda. We are sending flights from May 26 till June 1, daily one flight. It will be taking around 1000 people to India. We have registered around 3,400 people for evacuation and rest of the people will be covered in next phase." The stranded Indian nationals across globe are being brought back to their home country under Centre's Vande Bharat Mission.