Coronavirus — Record Number of Cases in Kyrgyzstan

  • Kyrgyzstan's Minister of Health called for no self-medication.
  • The coronavirus pandemic in Europe has begun to slow down.
  • On Sunday, a record number of coronavirus cases were detected worldwide in one day.

Kyrgyzstan’s Minister of Health, Sabirzhan Abdikarimov, announced 205 new cases of coronavirus over the past 24 hours. Most of the newly identified 82 people came from the capital, Bishkek. Three of the hospitalized patients died. This is the highest rate since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached Kyrgyzstan in March 2020. As of June 22, there were 3,519 cases and 41 deaths.

The virus was detected in 33 people in Chui oblast, 25 people in Osh city, 20 people in Osh oblast, 19 people in Talas oblast, 10 people in Issyk-Kul oblast, 8 people in Jalal-Abad oblast and 6 people in Naryn oblast. The total number of infections across the country reached 3,356, of which 40 died. According to official data, 2021 people were cured.

Minister of Health Calls for No Self-Medication

Minister Abdikarimov said at a briefing on Monday that if the coronavirus is detected, it will not be possible to treat the virus using self-medications.

“They use self-medication at home. They come only in critical condition. Three people I mentioned were in the hospital for only one day. They died of a serious illness. Diabetes, hypertension, and chronic diseases are very dangerous for anyone. Do not self-medicate, and seek medical attention as soon as the first symptoms appear. This is because the right treatment must be prescribed by a doctor.”

The COVID-19 pandemic, also known as the coronavirus pandemic, is an ongoing pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‑19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS‑CoV‑2). As of June 22, nearly 9.2 million cases of COVID-19 have been reported in more than 188 countries and territories, resulting in nearly 475,000 deaths.

Elsewhere, the coronavirus pandemic in Europe has begun to slow down. The European Union has moved to ease quarantine measures. However, the number of infected people in Germany has risen again.

In Brazil, meanwhile, the disease has spread rapidly, reaching millions. Brazil is second only to the United States in the number of deaths caused by COVID-19. The virus has killed 50,000 people there. Many Brazilians blame President Jair Bolsonaro for his weak actions during the pandemic, specifically because he did not want to introduce social distancing measures.

Brazil’s health ministry has confirmed that 1,000 people have died from the coronavirus in the past 24 hours. Researchers warn that the disease has not yet reached its peak in the country.

At least 100 people have died in Iran for the third day in a row, and 2,368 new cases were reported in one day. In early May, the death toll in the country had dropped. However, the number of deaths has risen again in recent weeks. Iranian officials say this is not the second wave, but the first wave. COVID-19 was detected in 205,000 people in Iran.

Saudi Arabia has lifted a curfew imposed in March. Meanwhile, Beijing is struggling to prevent a second wave. The virus has been detected in 220 people in recent days. Restrictive measures have been introduced to stop the spread of the coronavirus from the city’s wholesale market.

On Sunday, a record number of coronavirus cases were detected worldwide in one day. The World Health Organization has called for stronger prevention measures. In one day, 183,000 new cases were detected in the world. There are about 116,000 of them in North and South America.

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