Improvement in sanitary and epidemiological situation noted in Kazakhstan

At the government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the sanitary and epidemiological situation in the country was considered.

Minister of Healthcare Alexey Tsoy reported on the current epidemiological situation and the progress of vaccination.

An improvement in the sanitary and epidemiological situation is noted in Kazakhstan. The incidence rate of COVID-19 decreased by 20%, the virus reproductive index — up to 0.86, the employment of infectious beds — up to 28%, intensive care beds — up to 24%.

There are 3 regions in the red zone: the city of Nur-Sultan, Akmola and Karaganda regions, in the yellow zone — 6 regions: Almaty, Atyrau, Pavlodar, West Kazakhstan, Kostanay, North Kazakhstan regions. The remaining 8 regions are in the green zone.

To date, more than 2.1 million people have been vaccinated with the first component, over 1 million people — with the second component. In June, there will be 2 million doses of the first and 2 million doses of the second components available.

The head of government instructed the Ministry of Healthcare and akimats to significantly increase the rate of vaccination of the population in June.

The Ministry of Healthcare, together with the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry, was instructed to take measures to ensure the smooth operation of the Ashyq mobile application, further scaling its application in the service sector.

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