Kyrgyzstan confirmed 1,965 COVID-19 cases over the past day, the highest case tally since the start of the pandemic, the Central Asian republic’s crisis center reported on Wednesday, APA reports citing TASS.
"Over the past day, 1,965 new cases of the coronavirus infection were recorded, since the start of the pandemic 125,003 cases have been registered (some 1.9% of citizens)," a spokesman for the crisis center reported. This is a record high daily caseload since the pandemic began. The previous record high case tally of 1,600 was confirmed in July 2020.
According to the crisis center, as many as 110,083 people have recovered in Kyrgyzstan (571 over the past day) and another 2,000 have died (eight over the past 24 hours). Amid the growing number of COVID-19 cases, the Health Ministry is urgently equipping hospitals to receive COVID-19 patients.