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Kyrgyzstan’s new government sworn in

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Kyrgyzstan‘s new government led by Prime Minister Kubatbek Boronov took the oath of office on Tuesday.

The oath-taking ceremony was held in parliament with the participation of President Sooronbai Jeenbekov.

Congratulating the members of the new government, President Jeenbekov expressed hope that they will be faithful to their oath and do everything for the country’s development.

He also voiced confidence that the new government will become an anti-crisis cabinet, which fulfills its tasks with dignity and high responsibility and be able to achieve a quick improvement of the situation facing the country.

Besides, Parliament Speaker Dastanbek Dzhumabekov expected the new members of the government to apply their knowledge and experience to the benefit of the country’s development and the way out of the difficult situation.

Kyrgyzstan’s parliament approved on June 17 the new government led by Boronov, who previously served as first vice prime minister.

Boronov’s predecessor Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev resigned on June 15 following allegations of corruption in the sale of radio frequencies.

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Kyrgyzstan confirms 526 new COVID-19 cases

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Kyrgyzstan confirmed 526 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, taking its total to 6,261.

From a total of 3,281 laboratory tests conducted within the last 24 hours, 526 were confirmed positive for the virus, Ainura Akmatova, head of the health ministry’s public health department, said at a news briefing.

Of the new cases, seven are imported, with the rest being contacts of confirmed patients, Akmatova said.

Among the new cases, 42 are medical workers, taking the total number of infected medical workers to 921, including 464 recoveries, she added.

Akmatova said that 87 people were discharged from hospitals in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of recoveries to 2,530, while the death toll reached 66, with four additional deaths registered.

Meanwhile, 735 people remained hospitalized, with 110 in serious condition and 24 in intensive care, while 2,903 asymptomatic patients are under home quarantine.

A total of 21,950 people have had contact with infected patients, according to the ministry.

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Kyrgyzstan reports 279 new COVID-19 cases

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Kyrgyzstan announced on Tuesday 279 new COVID-19 cases, bringing its total to 5,296.

Of the new cases, two are imported, and the rest 277 are contacts of confirmed patients, said Deputy Health Minister Mademin Karataev at a daily news briefing, adding that 47 of the new infections are medical workers, which raised the total number of contracted medical employees to 830.

In addition, 76 people were discharged from hospitals over the past day, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,370, including 442 medical workers. There were also seven new virus-related deaths, raising the total number of fatalities to 57, Karataev added.

Meanwhile, 721 people remained hospitalized with 23 in intensive care, and 2,148 asymptomatic patients are under home quarantine.

Bishkek, the country’s capital city and worst-hit region, reported 182 new cases, taking its tally of infections to 2,199.

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Kyrgyzstan’s COVID-19 cases exceed 5,000

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Kyrgyzstan‘s confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 5,017 after 269 new COVID-19 positive cases were registered on Monday.

The country’s Deputy Health Minister Nurbolot Usenbaev said that from a total of 2,722 medical tests that were conducted within the last 24 hours, 269 of them were positive for COVID-19.

He said that of the new cases, nine cases are imported, and the remaining 260 are contacts of confirmed cases.

Meanwhile, the number of patients discharged from hospitals rose by 52, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,294, while the death toll from COVID-19 reached 50 with three additional deaths registered.

Currently, 716 people remain hospitalized, and 26 patients are in intensive care.

In addition, 1,957 asymptomatic patients are in home quarantine, and a total of 19,606 people have had contact with the infected patients.

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Kyrgyzstan reports 235 new COVID-19 cases

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Kyrgyzstan on Sunday reported 235 new COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections to 4,748.

Of the new cases, five are imported, while the remaining 230 are contacts of existing confirmed cases, according to a statement from Kyrgyzstan’s Republican Headquarters for the Prevention of the Spread of COVID-19.

Among the new cases, 27 are medical workers, bringing the total number of infected medical workers to 739, including 420 recoveries.

The total number of recoveries has risen to 2,242, with 30 newly recovered cases reported over the past 24 hours, while the death toll of COVID-19 in the country stands at 47, after one new death was reported in the period, according to the statement.

Currently, 685 people remain hospitalized, with 20 patients in intensive care units. In addition, 1,774 asymptomatic patients are in home quarantine.

In total, 4,017 laboratory tests have been conducted in the country in the last 24 hours.

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Kyrgyzstan reports 309 new COVID-19 cases

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Kyrgyzstan reported 309 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, raising the total number of infections to 4,513.

Among the new cases, five are imported, and the remaining 304 are contacts of confirmed cases, the country’s Deputy Health Minister Mademin Karataev told a news briefing.

He also reported three virus-related deaths, raising the death toll in the country to 46.

Karataev noted that among the new cases 43 are medical workers, bringing the total number of infected medical workers to 712, including 414 recoveries.

Meanwhile, 50 people were discharged from the hospital after receiving treatment, bringing the total number of recoveries to 2,212.

Currently, 628 people remain hospitalized, including 12 in intensive care, while 1,627 asymptomatic patients are under home quarantine.

Kyrgyzstan has conducted 3,887 laboratory tests in the last 24 hours.

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Kyrgyzstan reports 250 new COVID-19 cases

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Kyrgyzstan reported 250 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking its total to 4,204, while its death toll stands at 43.

The country’s deputy health minister Mademin Karataev told a news briefing that the cases were detected after medical personnel carried out tests on 4,212 samples in the last 24 hours.

He said that of the new cases, three are imported, while the other 47 are contacts of confirmed cases.

Karataev also noted that among the new cases 21 are medical workers, taking the total number of infected medical workers to 669, including 403 recoveries.

The number of recoveries increased to 2,162, following 50 new recoveries in the last 24 hours.

Currently, 633 people are being treated in hospitals, including 12 in intensive care, while 1,366 asymptomatic patients are under home quarantine.

The deputy minister added that due to the increased cases, the republican headquarters for COVID-19 has instructed employees to work from home, and called on local state administrations to tighten control on markets, retail outlets and other places where crowds are often seen.

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Kyrgyzstan adds 228 new COVID-19 cases

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Kyrgyzstan registered on Thursday 228 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 3,954.

The country’s Deputy Health Minister Mademin Karataev told a daily briefing that 4,160 laboratory tests were conducted in the country in the past 24 hours, which detected 228 new cases.

This is a record of infections per day for the entire period of the fight against coronavirus in the country, Karataev said.

He noted that among the new cases 19 are medical workers. A total of 648 medical workers have tested positive for the virus since its outbreak, while 396 have recovered.

The minister also said one more virus related death was registered, raising the country’s death toll to 43.

As of Thursday, 30 patients were discharged from hospitals, bringing the total number of people who have so far recovered to 2,112. Currently, 635 people remained hospitalized, and 12 patients are in intensive care.

In addition, 1,164 asymptomatic patients are in home quarantine, and in total 16,265 people had contact with infected patients.

Karataev emphasized that at the moment the situation with COVID-19 is very acute in Chui and Osh regions, as well as in the cities of Bishkek and Osh.

At a meeting of the Republican headquarters on Thursday, the issue of introducing a state of emergency will be considered and a decision will be made by taking all factors into account, he said.

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Kyrgyzstan’s COVID-19 cases surpass 3,000

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Kyrgyzstan‘s COVID-19 cases reached 3,151 on Sunday, with 170 new confirmed cases in the last 24 hours.

Of the new confirmed cases, 10 are medical workers, taking the number of infected medical workers to 556, with 387 recoveries, the country’s Deputy Health Minister Nurbolot Usenbaev said at a news briefing.

He said that two more virus-related deaths were registered in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 37.

Currently, 528 people are still in hospitals, with 11 patients in intensive care units, while 2,011 patients have been discharged from hospitals, he added.

The deputy minister noted that the issue of restricting public transport has been under discussion, as public transport is prone to spread the virus.

Prime Minister Kubatbek Boronov said on Saturday that Kyrgyzstan has to shut down public transport in the capital city on weekends and between all of its regions.

“We must ensure the country’s full readiness for a worsening of the epidemiological situation, as we see a daily growth in new COVID-19 cases,” he said.

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Kyrgyzstan adds 192 new COVID-19 cases

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Kyrgyzstan‘s health ministry reported on Saturday 192 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections to 2,981.

Nurbolot Usenbaev, the country’s deputy health minister, told a news briefing that three patients died in the country in the last 24 hours, raising the total number of fatalities to 35.

Meanwhile, 20 patients have been discharged from hospitals over the past day. In all, 1,981 have fully recovered from the infection, he added.

Currently, 498 people remained hospitalized, and five patients are in intensive care.

In total, 1,471 people who have had contact with infected patients are in community isolation facilities and another 12,205 people are in home quarantine under the supervision of doctors.

Usenbaev also said that recently, the number of patients with coronavirus infection has been growing.

The epidemiological situation is becoming more tense and if people do not fulfill all the sanitary and epidemiological requirements, the situation may even worsen, the deputy minister said.

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