Number of detected CVI cases decreased by 1.3 times over last week — Tsoy

At the government session chaired by the Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the issue of the sanitary and epidemiological situation on the incidence of COVID -19 was considered. Deputy Prime Minister Yeraly Tugzhanov and Minister of Healthcare Alexey Tsoy presented their reports.

According to the ministry, more than 174 million cases of CVI have been registered in the world today, more than 350 thousand cases are registered per day. More than 3.7 million people died, the mortality rate was 2.1%.

“According to the world ranking of the 221 country, Kazakhstan is in 105th place in terms of morbidity, and in 111th place in terms of mortality,” Tsoy informed.

As of June 10, 397,976 patients with a positive result of COVID-19 and 55,999 cases with CVI were registered in the country. The Republic of Kazakhstan has been in the green zone since June 6. The capital remains in the red zone.

There are 6 regions in the yellow zone: the city of Almaty, Atyrau, Pavlodar, West Kazakhstan, Akmola and Karaganda regions.

There are 10 regions in the green zone.

“In the republic as a whole, the decrease in the incidence of coronavirus infection continues. The number of detected CVI cases over the past week has decreased from 11 thousand to 8 thousand cases, or 1.3 times compared to last week,” the minister said.

Compared to the beginning of May, according to the minister, the incidence has decreased by 2.1 times. As for the issues of hospitalization, the employment of infectious beds in the republic as of June 10 is 24%, resuscitation beds — 21%. Over the past month, the occupancy of infectious and intensive care beds has decreased by 1.9 and 1.5 times, respectively.

“Practically in all regions there is a decrease in the employment of infectious beds, including in Almaty city by 4 times, in Aktobe region by 3 times, in Almaty region by 2.5 times, in Turkestan and Kyzylorda, Zhambyl regions by 2 times” noted Tsoy.

Thus, over the past month, according to the minister, the number of patients being treated has decreased by 20 thousand people, or 2 times.

The minister paid special attention to the issues of vaccination during his speech.

Put in figures, today about 3.6 million doses of vaccine have been used, of which 2,371,178 people were vaccinated with component 1, which is 24% of the subject population. The second component covered 1,264,247 people.

“There is a sufficient number of vaccine doses in the vaccination centers: about 1.2 million doses of the first component and 835 thousand doses of the second component. Vaccine supplies continue,’’ Tsoy noted.

Active vaccination and compliance with sanitary measures have reduced the incidence rate. The situation is under the control of the ministry.

At present, according to the minister, the republic is experiencing stabilization of the epidemiological situation with regard to coronavirus infection, the republic has moved from the yellow zone to the green zone, and the incidence rate, according to the forecast, is developing according to an optimistic scenario.

Deputy Prime Minister Yeraly Tugzhanov noted that along with the decrease in the incidence rate in the country, the activity of the population in matters of vaccination also decreases.

“Local executive bodies need to intensify information and explanatory work among the population,” said Deputy Prime Minister Tugzhanov.

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