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COVID-19: Only one region of Kazakhstan in ‘yellow’ zone

21 January 2022 09:53

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Only one region of Kazakhstan remains in the ‘yellow’ zone as of January 21, Kazinform has learnt from the Interdepartmental commission for non-spread of COVID-19.

The cities of Nur-Sultan, Almaty and Shymkent, Atyrau, Akmola, Aktobe, Almaty, East Kazakhstan, Karaganda, Kostanay, Kyzylorda, Mangistau, Pavlodar, North Kazakhstan, West Kazakhstan, and Zhambyl regions are in the ‘red’ zone, the highest in the three-tier system used in Kazakhstan in terms of spread of the coronavirus infection

Turkestan region is the only area in the ‘yellow zone’, the second highest in the three-tier system used in the country.

There are no regions in the ‘green zone’.

Earlier it was reported that in the past 24 hours Kazakhstan detected 16,284 new cases of the coronavirus infection. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases now stands at 1,117,160 nationwide. Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic 980,844 people recovered from the novel coronavirus in Kazakhstan.