Kazakhstan’s coronavirus cases nearing 105,000

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25 August 2020

Doctors in Kazakhstan recorded 184 new coronavirus cases in the past day, nine more than a day earlier, and the total caseload reached 104,902, the government’s anti-coronavirus commission reported on Tuesday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Some 184 new cases of the coronavirus infection were registered, including 112 carriers with symptoms and 72 asymptomatic carriers. A total of 104,902 cases have been confirmed in the country," the commission said.

Some 0.5% of Kazakhstan’s 18.7 mln population contracted the virus. In the past eight days, the coronavirus spread rate in the Central Asian republic reached 0.8.

According to the commission, 93,405 people have recovered, including 807 in the past day. The death toll has reached 1,523.

 
 

By now, 2,291,327 tests for the coronavirus have been carried out in the republic. Some 4.5% of those who passed tests were infected.

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