Kazakhstan’s COVID-19 case tally exceeds 153,000

Kazakhstan’s COVID-19 case tally exceeds 153,000
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  • calendar-gray 29 December 2020

Kazakhstan’s doctors registered 739 new coronavirus cases in the past day, six more than a day earlier, and the total caseload hit 153,199, the government’s commission for preventing the coronavirus spread reported on Tuesday, APA reports citing TASS.

In the past eight days some 733-776 new cases were reported. Some 0.8% of the republic’s 18.8 mln population were infected. The coronavirus spread rate stood at 1.01 during this period. The highest daily case tally of 1,962 was registered on July 9.

According to the commission, a total of 140,684 people recovered, including 841 in the past day. The total death toll from the coronavirus has hit 2,259.

As of December 24, a total of 5,250,104 COVID-19 tests have been carried out in the Central Asian republic. Some 2.9% of those who passed tests were infected.

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