Over 3,900 new coronavirus cases and more than 80 fatalities were reported across several Eurasian and Central Asian countries on Saturday.
Ukraine continues to report the highest numbers in the region, with 3,103 more COVID-19 cases and 72 deaths recorded over the past 24 hours.
The overall count in the country stands at 151,859, including 3,148 fatalities and 68,346 recoveries, which increased by 1,341 over the past day, according to Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.
In Georgia, 158 more coronavirus cases raised the total to 2,116.
Recoveries increased by nine to reach 1,363, while the death toll remains at 19.
A total of 338 more infections were confirmed in Uzbekistan, bringing the total to 46,498, the Health Ministry said.
Five more fatalities were reported over the past day, moving the death toll up to 382.
Recoveries increased by 166 to reach 43,023, which translates to a recovery rate of about 93%, the ministry said.
Some 3,093 patients are under treatment in the country, with around 100,000 more being monitored.
Armenia’s tally increased to 45,675 as 172 more cases were confirmed over the past 24 hours.
The virus claimed two more lives in the country, raising the death toll to 911, the Health Ministry said.
Some 41,605 people have recovered so far, while 2,878 patients are under treatment.
Kazakhstan’s case count rose by 68 to reach 106,729.
According to the Health Ministry, five patients died over the past day, taking the death toll to 1,656, while 109 more recoveries raised the total to 100,518.
In Kyrgyzstan, 67 more COVID-19 cases raised the overall count to 44,828.
The Health Ministry said 40,779 people have recovered so far, while the death toll stands at 1,063, with no fatalities reported over the past day.
Over 2,500 patients are receiving treatment in the country.
At least 38 more cases pushed Tajikistan’s overall count to 8,977, including 7,747 recoveries and 72 fatalities.
A total of 1,158 patients are under treatment in the country, according to the Health Ministry.
* Writing by Havva Kara Aydin
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