healthcare in the East

India overtakes Russia as 3rd-highest COVID-19

India’s coronavirus epidemic became the third biggest in the world as infections surged after the nation eased containment measures to reverse an economic collapse that has left millions destitute. The Asian nation reported a …

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Iran reports its highest one-day COVID-19 death toll

Iranian health authorities on Sunday announced 163 new deaths due to the COVID-19 disease, the country's highest official one-day toll since the outbreak began in February. The previous record of 162 deaths was announced on …

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Nursultan Nazarbayev recovers from COVID-19

Kazakhstan's former president Nursultan Nazarbayev has recovered from COVID-19 which he contracted in mid-June, his spokesman Aidos Ukibay said on Thursday. Nazarbayev, who will turn 80 next week, retains sweeping powers as …

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Uzbekistan imposes new COVID-19-related restrictions

Uzbekistan has imposed an overnight curfew in some parts of the country, including the capital Tashkent, as it seeks to curb a fresh rise in COVID-19 infections following the gradual lifting of a two-month lockdown. The Central …

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Atambayev hospitalized with double pneumonia

Jailed ex-President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev was hospitalized June 29 with community-acquired double pneumonia, the National Security Committee said, adding that he tested negative for COVID-19. In the past week, Atambayev …

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Kyrgyz Deputy PM contracts coronavirus

Deputy Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Erkin Asrandiyev tested positive for COVID-19, the government said. Asrandiyev continues to work remotely, the virus form is mild, he feels good and receives treatment, AKIpress reported. …

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Kyrgyzstan’s COVID - 19 cases surpass 5,000 mark

Kyrgyzstan’s COVID - 19 cases reached 5,017, including 269 new confirmed cases. Three patients with coronavirus died in Kyrgyzstan within 24 hours, Kyrgyz Deputy Health Minister Nurbolot Usenbayev said. Two died …

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Russian doctors arrive to Baikonur (VIDEO)

Russian doctors flew to Kazakhstan's Baikonur to combat the Covid-19 outbreak. The relevant message was published on the Roscosmos website. A charter flight of the state corporation with the combined medical detachment of the …

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Second disinfection carried out in Kyrgyz White House

At the moment, the presidential office building in Kyrgyzstan is being disinfected, Deputy Chief Physician of the Bishkek Center for State Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision, Mira Kurmanova informed. “Prior to this, the …

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Saudi Arabia to lift Covid-19 curfew

Saudi Arabia will lift a curfew to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Kingdom on Sunday at 6 a.m, Arab News informs. The curfew will be lifted across the country, including in the cities of Makkah and Jeddah where residents are currently only …

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Nazarbayev feels well

The first president of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, previously infected with coronavirus, is doing well, his spokesman Aidos Ukibay said. According to him, Nazarbayev’s disease is asymptomatic, his body temperature is stable, …

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Over 4 million people recover from COVID-19 globally

More than 4 million individuals have recovered from COVID-19 around the world, days after 8 million cases of the novel coronavirus were confirmed globally, according to the most recent data available from the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource …

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Face masks mandatory in 3 Turkish provinces

Turkey has made it mandatory for people to wear face masks in public in three more provinces as part of measures to curb spread of the virus. In separate statements, the Istanbul, Ankara and Bursa Governorships made the …

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Nursultan Nazarbayev contracts COVID-19

Kazakhstan's former president and official 'Leader of the Nation' Nursultan Nazarbayev has tested positive for the coronavirus, a statement on his official website said. "Currently, the First President of …

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Turkey's daily COVID-19 cases rise for 5th day

Turkey’s total number of coronavirus cases increased by 1,592, Health Minister Fahrettin Koca announced, marking the fifth day in a row the country has reported an increase in daily new infections. According to the minister, …

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