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Kazakhstan reports almost 1,000 new COVID-19 cases

16 January 2021 10:11

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – In the past 24 hours, Kazakhstan has added 972 new cases of the coronavirus infection, up 137 from the previous day, Kazinform has learnt from coronavirus2020.kz.

The Kazakh capital, Nur-Sultan, and Almaty city have reported the highest number of fresh infections in the past day – 121 each. Another area which registered a three-digit number of new COVID-19 cases is Pavlodar region with 110 daily infections.

Atyrau region has detected 91 new COVID-19 cases, Almaty region – 89 new COVID-19 cases, Akmola region – 78 new COVID-19 cases, and Kostanay region – 73 new COVID-19 cases.

53 people tested positive for COVID-19 in North Kazakhstan region, 52 – in East Kazakhstan region, 50 – in Karaganda region, 49 – West Kazakhstan region, 26 – in Turkestan region, 20 – in Zhambyl region, 17 – in Shymkent, 8 – in Kyzylorda region, 7 – in Aktobe region, and 7 – Mangistau region.

The total number of COVID-19 cases registered in Kazakhstan since the onset of the pandemic has totaled 167,118.


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