The first President of Kazakhstan, leader of the nation Nursultan Nazarbayev became infected with coronavirus infection COVID-19, isolated itself and continues to work remotely, said Thursday’s press service.
“Currently, the first President of Kazakhstan is on isolation. Unfortunately, the latest test of the Nation on coronavirus infection showed a positive result. Cause for concern”, – is spoken in the message.
“Nursultan Nazarbayev continues to work remotely,” added the press service.
On Sunday, the Minister of health of Kazakhstan, Yelzhan Birtanov announced that it has contracted coronavirus infection and is in hospital. Later, the press service of Prime Minister reported that Birtanov accompanied on a trip to Zhambyl region Prime Minister Askar Mamin. Test COVID-19 at the head of the government showed a negative result. The Prime Minister is in isolation, but continues to work in the video mode.
Also, went to the withdrawal by the Minister of agriculture Saparkhan Omarov, head of the Ministry of education Askhat Aimagambetov, the Minister of ecology, Geology and natural resources of Kazakhstan Magzum Mirzagaliyev, the head of Zhambyl region Berdybek Saparbayev and Chairman of the Majilis of the Parliament of Kazakhstan Nurlan Nigmatulin.
According to the latest data, Kazakhstan has identified 15 877 thousand active cases COVID-19, recovered 9 thousand 902 persons, 100 persons died.