Kazakhstan Records 1,708 New COVID-19 Cases Over Day - Interdepartmental Commission
ALMATY/TASHKENT/BISHKEK (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 11th July, 2020) Kazakhstan has recorded 1,708 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall total to 56,455, the interdepartmental commission on coronavirus reported on Saturday.
Earlier, the Health Ministry reported that as of July 6 the country had registered 264 deaths from COVID-19. The coronavirus death toll in Kazakhstan is updated weekly. The number of recovered patients surpasses 31,800.
"A total of 1,708 new cases of coronavirus infection were registered, of which 698 were symptomatic carriers, 1,010 were asymptomatic carriers," the commission said in its Telegram channel.
Elsewhere in the region, Uzbekistan's COVID-19 case total has surpassed 12,000 after record 483 new cases were registered over the past 24 hours, according to the country's Ministry of Health. The corresponding rise reported on Saturday morning was 277.
The country's COVID-19 death toll has also risen by three to 55, the ministry said.
Additionally, the country's COVID-19 death toll rose by three over the past day to 125. Kyrgyzstan's case total now stands at 9,910.