Health officials in Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia and Georgia reported on Tuesday new cases of the novel coronavirus, as well as virus-linked deaths and recoveries from the disease.
Kazakhstan registered 1,526 new COVID-19 cases, raising the tally to 84,648. The number of recoveries rose by 1,833 to reach 54,404.
A total of 610 people have died of the disease in the Central Asian country so far. More than 30,000 are still under treatment.
In the capital Nur Sultan, nearly 6,000 people among over 10,000 COVID-19 patients have recovered.
Ukrainian Health Minister Maksim Stepanov said a total of 919 people tested coronavirus-positive over the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to 66,575.
Stepanov said the number of recoveries hit 36,744 with 622 additions, while the death toll rose to 1,629 with 13 more fatalities.
Kyrgyzstan registered 548 infections in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 33,844, according to the country’s Health Ministry.
Deaths from COVID-19 and pneumonia rose to 1,329 with 24 additions, while a total of 22,996 people recovered since March 18.
Uzbekistan recorded 554 more cases, raising the tally to 21,506. The disease claimed two more lives, and the death toll rose to 121.
The number of recoveries reached 11,674 with 429 additions. Over 9,700 people are receiving treatment at hospitals.
Armenia announced 239 more virus cases, bringing the tally to 37,629.
Eight more people died of the virus and the death toll reached 719, while 27,357 people have recovered from the disease.
Health officials have conducted over 158,527 tests so far.
As many as eight more people tested positive in Georgia, according to the Prime Ministry.
With the latest figures, the number of cases reached 1,186, including 16 deaths and 927 recoveries.
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 countries hardest hit in the world.
The pandemic has killed over 654,300 people worldwide, with more than 16.49 million confirmed cases including recoveries exceeding 9.59 million, according to figures compiled by the US’ Johns Hopkins University.
*Writing by Havva Kara Aydin
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