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Another nurse contracted COVID-19 in Kazakhstan

30 March 2020 07:52

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM Another nurse contracted coronavirus in Kazakhstan, Kazinform learnt from the Telegram-channel of the Healthcare Ministry’s Operational Headquarters for Fight with Coronavirus.

As an official statement reads, the first nurse who contracted COVID-19 is a resident of Atyrau region.

The second case of infection among medical staff was registered in Kyzylorda city. The 23-year-old nurse of a municipal outpatient hospital tested positive after took care of a woman with coronavirus. 16 people who had contacted the nurse were placed on quarantine.

As of March 29, Kyzylorda region reported 2 cases of coronavirus.