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1,600 medical workers tested positive for COVID-19 in Almaty

4 May 2021 15:50

ALMATY. KAZINFORM «More than 1,600 health workers were tested positive for COVID-19 in Almaty in 2020. Out of which 1,400 are coronavirus cases and more than 200 are unexplained pneumonia cases. 900 of them contracted the novel infection and pneumonia at work,» deputy head of the sanitary and epidemiological control department of Almaty Assel Kalykova tod a briefing.

Earlier she stressed that the number of coronavirus cases with clinical symptoms of the disease is surging in Almaty. 3,767 patients are staying at the infectious diseases hospitals as of today. 51.6% of intensive care unit beds and 58.3% of coronavirus beds are occupied.

Keywords: COVID-19, Coronavirus, Almaty,