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Kazakh capital’s COVID-19 situation remains unstable – Chief Medical Officer

20 April 2021 13:17
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Kazakh capital’s COVID-19 situation remains unstable – Chief Medical Officer

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Up to 650 new COVID-19 cases are registered in the Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, on a daily basis, Sarkhat Beisenova, the city’s Chief Medical Officer, said, Kazinform correspondent reports.

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In Beisenova’s words, the COVID-19 situation remains unstable in the city, reporting 350-650 new COVID-19 cases each day. The city has been in the «red zone» for the coronavirus spread for over a month.

According to her, the number of weekly COVID-19 cases has risen by 17% in the city. The COVID-19 incidence rate stands at 326.2 per 100 thousand people. The R number is 1.07.

The city has reported 21 thousand COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the year and 40,169 since the onset of the pandemic.

A total of 46,643 COVID-19 PCR tests were conducted in the city over the past week. The daily COVID-19 testing capacity stands at 6,500.

Nur-Sultan city has seen 401 fresh COVID-19 cases, including 291 symptomatic and 110 asymtomatic ones, in the past 24 hours.



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