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Semey mayor tests positive for coronavirus

1 July 2020 16:03

SEMEY. KAZINFORM - Mayor of the city of Semey Yermak Salimov has been diagnosed with the coronavirus infection, Kazinform reports.

The news has been shared by the mayor himself in a Facebook post which reads his latest test for COVID-19 has returned positive.

According to the post, Salimov could have contracted the disease during a set of numerous meetings, which he could not avoid even when the restrictive measures were in place. The Semey mayor confirmed he had self-isolated and had been working remotely.