Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Kyrgyzstan rises to 756

# 10:20
1 May 2020

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kyrgyzstan has risen by 10 over the past 24 hours, from 746 to 756, the republic's coronavirus response center told Sputnik on Friday, APA reports citing Sputnik.

A day earlier, Kyrgyzstan reported about 17 new confirmed cases.

"On May 1, 2020, 10 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 were registered in the republic," a center's spokesman said.

The death toll from the coronavirus in the central Asian nation stands at eight people, while 504 people have been discharged from hospitals.

The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11. To date, more than 3.2 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 233,000 fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.