Coronavirus cases in Kazakhstan surpass 4,000

  04 May 2020    Read: 830
Coronavirus cases in Kazakhstan surpass 4,000

Some 40 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Kazakhstan as of 19:00 (GMT +6) on May 4, 2020, according to Kazakhstan’s Ministry of Healthcare.

The total number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Kazakhstan since the virus was first confirmed in the country amounted to 4,028 cases. This includes 1,107 people who recovered from the coronavirus, and 27 patients who passed away.

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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