137 fresh COVID-19 cases reported across Kazakhstan
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM 137 newly confirmed cases of the coronavirus have been recorded across Kazakhstan in the past 24 hours, Kazinform reports.
According to the Interdepartmental Commission for the prevention of the COVID-19 spread, 26 cases were registered in Nur-Sultan, 77 – in Almaty city, 6 – in Shymkent city, 4 – in Akmola region, 5 – in Almaty region, 4 – in Atyrau region, 1 – in Zhambyl region, 9 – in Karaganda region, 1 – in Kyzylorda region, 1 – in Mangystau region, 2 – in Pavlodar region, and 1 – in Turkistan region.
The total number of laboratory confirmed coronavirus cases in Kazakhstan reached 1,306,608 since the start of the pandemic.
UAE announces 889 new COVID-19 cases, 816 recoveries, 1 death in last 24 hours
ABU DHABI. KAZINFORM The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) announced that it conducted 226,920 additional COVID-19 tests over the past 24 hours, using state-of-the-art medical testing equipment, WAM reports.
In a statement, the Ministry stressed its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment. As part of its intensified testing campaign, MoHAP announced 889 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 1,001,445.
According to the Ministry, the infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care.
MoHAP also announced 1 death due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 2,338.
The Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished COVID-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 816 individuals had fully recovered from COVID-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 980,178.
Missing 5-year-old girl in Kostanay region found dead
KOSTANAY. KAZINFORM Body of the 5-year-old girl, who went missing in Kostanay region, has been found, Kazinform reports.
«The girl drowned. Details will be provided later,» police department says.
The girl left home on August 7, at around 5:00 am. Over 500 policemen, a helicopter, a crop duster, a trike as well as servicemen of the National Guard and Border-Guard Services immediately joined the search operation.
Thousands of locals have searched for the girl in nearby areas since Sunday.
On August 9, it was decided to leave balloons with water bottles and snacks tied to them on different sides of the cornfields.
Over 198,000 children born in Kazakhstan in H1 2022
NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM The National Statistics Bureau of the Kazakh Agency for Strategic Planning and Reforms shared information on the country’s demographic situation in January-June 2022, Kazinform reports.
As of July 1, 2022, the population of Kazakhstan has reached 19,246,300.
Of them, 11,479,600 or 59.6% live in urban areas, and 7,766,700 or 40.4% are rural population.
The country’s population climbed up by 236,700 people or 1.2% compared to July 1, 2021. Natural increase of the population in H1 2022 lowered by 7.7% and made 128,900 people against 139,700 in H1 2021. The rate of natural increase made 13.51 per 1,000 people.
198,100 children were born countrywide in January-June 2022, which is 8.4% less than in the same period in 2021 (216,200). Crude birth rate made 20.76 per 1,000 people.
The number of deaths in the reporting period made 69,200 that is 9.6% less than in H1 2021 (76,600). Crude mortality rate made 7.25 deaths per 1,000 people.
1,649 infants died across the country in H1 2022, which is 2.3% less than in the same period in 2021 (1,688). Infant mortality rate in the reporting period was 8.32 deaths per 1,000 live births.