Kazakhstan’s medical workers confirmed 7,573 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours. The total number of infections has reached 587,952, the interagency commission for preventing the COVID-19 spread said on Monday, APA reports citing TASS.
As many as 482,958 people in Kazakhstan have recovered so far, with 4,681 recoveries confirmed in the past 24 hours. The authorities reported 4,933 recoveries a day earlier. Kazakhstan’s COVID-19 fatalities have reached 6,043, rising by 86 in the past 24 hours.
On August 1, 2020, Kazakhstan’s Health Ministry changed its method for counting coronavirus cases. In addition to confirmed infections, the data now includes patients diagnosed with pneumonia who tested negative for the coronavirus but have symptoms similar to COVID-19. As many as 61,255 such cases and 3,740 deaths have been recorded nationwide so far.