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COVID-19 cases decreasing in N Kazakhstan

14 September 2021 15:53

PETROPAVLOVSK. KAZINFORM – Over the past two weeks, North Kazakhstan region has been observing decrease in COVID-19 cases by 44%, Deputy Governor Askar Sakipkereev said, Kazinform correspondent reports.

The region’s total COVID-19 case count stands at 23,354. Over the past day, 75 cases have been reported. 92% of the total people infected have defeated the virus. The COVID-19 death toll stands at 181 in the region. The number of COVID-19 patients has halved.

According to the region’s deputy governor, the number of COVID-19 cases reached 171 three months ago – the highest figure during the start of the pandemic.

He went on to say that there has been a 44% drop in COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks, The incidence rate is estimated at 195 per 100 thousand people. Of the total number of COVID-19 cases, 65% were detected following patients’ own appointments, 22% in contacts, and 13% in persons undergoing preventive measures.

The most cases fall at persons aged 30-60 – 31% of the total cases.