NUR SULTAN

Over 2,400 new coronavirus cases and more than 55 fatalities were reported across several Eurasian countries on Wednesday.

Ukraine

Ukraine’s COVID-19 tally increased to 110,085, with 1,670 more cases over the past 24 hours, according to Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.

He said 36 more patients lost their lives, bringing the death toll to 2,354, while recoveries increased to 53,454.

At least 467 more people were hospitalized in the past day, the minister said.

Kazakhstan

In Kazakhstan, 173 new infections raised the total to 105,075.

As recoveries increased to 93,990, 10 more fatalities took the death toll to 1,544, the Health Ministry said.

Meanwhile, Kazakh authorities have reached an agreement with Russia for the supplying of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Uzbekistan

A total of 316 new cases – lowest figure in the past 30 days – brought Uzbekistan’s overall count to 39,790.

Seven more fatalities took the death toll to 289, while recoveries moved up to 35,983, according to the Health Ministry.

Armenia

Armenia’s case count increased by 131 to reach 43,067.

Three more virus-related fatalities raised the death toll to 861, the Health Ministry said.

Recoveries stand at 36,726, while over 5,200 patients remain under treatment, it added.

Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan recorded 113 new cases, raising its total to 43,358.

Nurbolot Usenbayev, the deputy health minister, said 37,217 people have now recovered from COVID-19 in the country since March.

He said one more fatality moved the death toll to 1,058.

Some 925 patients are under treatment in hospitals, with another 4,635 quarantined at their homes, the official added.

Georgia

In Georgia, seven more cases brought the total to 1,477.

The death toll remains at 19 and recoveries at 1,150, according to a statement from the prime minister’s office.

There are 6,018 people under quarantine in Georgia and 249 patients under treatment in hospitals, the statement added.

Across the world, COVID-19 has claimed over 820,200 lives in 188 countries and regions since last December.

More than 23.92 million cases have been reported worldwide, while over 15.6 million patients have recovered, according to figures compiled by the US’ Johns Hopkins University.

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