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Over 20 pregnant women, almost 100 kids treated for COVID-19 in Atyrau

27 October 2021 10:22

ATYRAU. KAZINFORM – Over 20 pregnant women and almost 100 children are being treated for the coronavirus infection in Atyrau region, Kazinform correspondent reports.

According to the press service of the healthcare department of Atyrau region, presently 22 expectant mothers are receiving treatment for COVID-19. Of these, 12 are staying at the regional infectious facilities, while 10 are being treated at home.

99 children have been diagnosed with the coronavirus infection. Two of them are being treated at the regional infectious facilities, while the rest are receiving an outpatient treatment.

Earlier it was reported that pace of vaccination against COVID-19 had slowed down in the region.

It bears to remind that the vaccination campaign started in Kazakhstan on February 1, 2021. Healthcare workers were the first in line to be vaccinated against the coronavirus infection. Mass vaccination for all eligible citizens of Kazakhstan kicked off on April 2, 2021.