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Kazakhstan confirms two more coronavirus cases, bringing the total to eight

15 March 2020 14:16

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM - Two more cases of coronavirus have been identified in Kazakhstan, this was announced by the Minister of Health Yelzhan Birtanov.

«Two more coronavirus infected patients were registered this morning. A woman, born in 1959, was admitted to an infectious diseases hospital of Almaty city. She is the wife of a previously hospitalized patient diagnosed with COVID-19,» said Yelzhan Birtanov at a briefing in the Ministry of Health.

He added that the second coronavirus positive patient is a man born in 1995. The day before, the young man came to Almaty from Seoul by plane.