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Kazakhstan reports 39 new coronavirus cases, total nearing 5,300

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BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 12

By Nargiz Sadikhova – Trend:

Thirty nine more coronavirus cases were reported in Kazakhstan on May 12, 2020, Trend reports with reference to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Healthcare.

New coronavirus cases were confirmed in Almaty city (26 cases), Shymkent city (6 cases) and Zhambyl region (7 cases).

The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Kazakhstan since the virus was first confirmed in the country amounted to 5,279 cases. This includes 2,108 people who recovered from the coronavirus, and 32 patients who passed away.

Distribution of overall coronavirus cases in Kazakhstan’s regions:






















Total infected

Total recovered

Total deaths

Nur-Sultan city

1 103

416

3

Almaty city

1 622

456

9

Shymkent city

245

138

6

Akmola region

110

91

4

Aktobe region

176

54

Almaty region

183

87

Atyrau region

340

121

East Kazakhstan region

51

15

1

Zhambyl region

192

93


1

West Kazakhstan region

255

107

Karaganda region

197

99

3

Kostanay region

68

30

1

Kyzylorda region

231

165

Mangystau region

130

17

1

Pavlodar region

154

89

2

North Kazakhstan region

36

29

Turkestan region

186

101

1

TOTAL

5 279

2 108

32

The first two cases of coronavirus infection were detected in Kazakhstan among those who arrived in Almaty city from Germany on March 13, 2020.

The outbreak of the coronavirus began in the Chinese city of Wuhan (an international transport hub), at a fish market in late December 2019.

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic on March 11. Some sources claim the coronavirus outbreak started as early as November 2019.

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