KIEV

Cases of the novel coronavirus and fatalities due to the disease continued to rise across Eurasian and Central Asian countries on Wednesday.

Kazakhstan

In the Central Asian country of Kazakhstan, cases rose by 1,604 to 41,065.

A total of 13,558 patients have recovered.

Ukraine

Ukrainian officials reported 664 more cases in the past 24 hours, raising the overall count to 44,998 in the country.

Fourteen more fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,173, while recoveries climbed to 19,548 with 433 additions.

The country has carried out 666,147 tests so far.

Armenia

Cases increased to 26,065 in Caucasian country of Armenia, as 523 people contracted COVID-19 in the past day, according to Health Ministry data.

The death count rose by 10 during that time to 453.

A total of 113,665 tests have been performed, while 14,563 patients recovered and the treatment of 10,900 continues.

Uzbekistan

In Uzbekistan, 242 people tested positive for COVID-19, raising the total to 8,627, including 5,682 recoveries.

The Central Asian country has carried out 1.176 million tests.

To date, 25 people have died from COVID-19.

A total of 2,919 patients are still under treatment and 64,000 are under medical care in hospitals.

Georgia

Georgia reported three new cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 934.

Fifteen have died and 794 recovered so far.

As many as 242 people are under surveillance in hospitals and 3,080 are in quarantine.

Worldwide

Over 511,000 people have died in at least 188 countries and regions since the virus emerged in China last December.

Nearly 10.5 million cases have been reported worldwide, with recoveries exceeding 5.37 million, according to figures compiled by the US’ Johns Hopkins University.

The US, Brazil, Russia, and India are currently the worst-hit countries in the world.

*Writing by Seda Sevencan

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