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The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev extended strict quarantine restrictions in the country for another two weeks after August 2. On Wednesday, July 29, reports informburo.kz.
At a meeting with Tokaev, Prime-Minister Askar Mamin reported that after the introduction of stringent quarantine the number of people infected with coronavirus has stabilized at the level of 1500-1600 per day. The workload of hospitals has fallen by 43 percent, intensive care wards — 27 percent.
Tokayev instructed to extend the quarantine restrictions at two weeks with subsequent gradual softening.
Hard two-week quarantine was introduced in Kazakhstan on 5 July to combat the deterioration of the epidemiological situation. Was suspended the bus service between regions is limited public transport in the cities, prohibited events, activities indoor markets, beauty salons, movie theaters, religious sites. Later, the restrictions extended.
According to the latest data, in Kazakhstan since the beginning of the pandemic was identified more than 86 thousand cases of coronavirus. Recovered more than 56,6 thousands of patients died 793 people.
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