Kyrgyzstan reports over 140 coronavirus cases in the past day
TASS Russian News Agency | Sep 30, 2020 at 7:11 AM
BISHKEK, September 30. /TASS/. Kyrgyzstan’s doctors registered 147 new cases of the coronavirus and community-acquired pneumonia, the Central Asian republic’s crisis center reported on Wednesday.
“In the past day 147 cases of the coronavirus and community-acquired pneumonia were recorded in the republic and the total number of patients reached 46,669 (nearly 0.7% of the population),” the crisis center said.
A day earlier the authorities confirmed 167 cases.
Kyrgyzstan’s statistics on the caseload includes cases of community-acquired pneumonia, which according to specialists is a complication after the coronavirus infection.
Since the start of the epidemic in the country 1,064 people have died of complications caused by the coronavirus and deaths have not been recorded in the past two weeks. A total of 42,879 patients have recovered, including 118 in the past 24 hours. Currently, 819 people are undergoing treatment in hospitals and another 1,455 on outpatient basis. During the epidemic, 3,255 medical workers were infected and 3,008 of them recovered. The number of COVID-19 tests carried out in the republic has not been revealed.
The coronavirus situation in Kyrgyzstan, home to nearly 6.5 mln people, deteriorated in late June, when some 700 coronavirus cases were registered every day. The number reached 1,000 in July during several days. A state of coronavirus emergency introduced in March remains in effect in the country.