Over the past day, 4,880 cases of a new type of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) have been registered in Kazakhstan, zakon.kz reports.
In total, 798 671 cases of COVID-19 infection have been confirmed in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The number of people who recovered from coronavirus infection in the Central Asian country increased by 10 644 per day – up to 691 480.
93 people died from coronavirus in Kazakhstan per day. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 9,495 Kazakhstanis have died from COVID-19.
The coronavirus pandemic began with the detection of the first cases of pneumonia of unknown origin in the city of Wuhan in the Hubei province of central China at the end of December 2019.
On December 31, 2019, the Chinese authorities informed the World Health Organization (WHO) about the outbreak of unknown pneumonia.
On January 30, WHO recognized the outbreak of the novel coronavirus as a public health emergency of international concern.
On February 11, 2020, the disease was named the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
On March 11, 2020, WHO announced that the outbreak had become a pandemic.
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