MOSCOW

Coronavirus cases and fatalities continued to rise across Eurasian countries on Monday.

In Belarus, 707 more people were confirmed to have contracted COVID-19, bringing the total to 54,680.

The number of recoveries reached 30,420 and the death toll hit 312.

Also, 749,917 tests so far were conducted in the country.

– Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani health authorities announced that the total number of cases reached 10,324, with 364 new cases.

The death toll hit 122 and 5,739 people have recovered from the disease.

More than 386,000 tests have been conducted so far.

Meanwhile, 4,463 are still under medical treatment.

– Moldova

In Moldova, cases rose by 139 over the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 11,879, according to the Health Ministry.

So far, 411 people died while 6,794 have recovered.

Out of total cases, 1,920 of them are healthcare professionals, the ministry added.

As part of the normalization process, restaurants, cafes were reopened and flights resumed.

– Tajikistan

In the country, 62 more cases pushed the overall count to 5,097, including 3,503 recoveries and 50 fatalities.

A total of 1,608 patients are still receiving treatment in Tajikistan, according to the Health Ministry.

– Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan Health Ministry said 51 more cases pushed the overall tally to 5,154, including 3,996 recoveries and 19 fatalities.

Some 49,000 people are being kept under medical surveillance in the country as 1,139 are still receiving treatment.

Also, 850,000 tests have been conducted so far.

– Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan, the number of total cases rose to 14,809, according to the Health Ministry.

So far, 77 people died while 9,241 have recovered.

The quarantine regime in Almaty city, which has the most COVID-19 cases in the country, has been strengthened.

Since first appearing in China last December, the novel coronavirus has spread to at least 188 countries and regions.

The US, Brazil and Russia are currently the hardest-hit in the world.

The pandemic has killed over 434,300 people worldwide, with more than 7.96 million confirmed cases and over 3.8 million recoveries, according to figures compiled by the US’ Johns Hopkins University.

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