Kyrgyzstan’s total confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 1,748 after 26 people tested positive on Sunday.
Two of the new cases are imported, while 23 are contacts of previously confirmed cases, said the country’s Deputy Health Minister Nurbolot Usenbaev at his daily online news briefing.
The source of infection for the remaining one has not been identified, Usenbaev added.
Among the new cases, six are medical workers, which raised their total number to 350, including 249 recoveries, he said.
The total number of recoveries in the country reached 1,170, after 57 more patients were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, he said, adding that currently, 562 patients are still in hospitals, among whom five are in intensive care.
A total of 2,241 people in the country who have had contact with infected patients are under medical observation, and another 7,426 people are in home quarantine under the supervision of doctors for the same reason, he said.