ALMATY/BISHKEK (Sputnik) - Kazakhstan has recorded 1,798 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the overall total to 58,253, the interdepartmental commission on coronavirus reported on Sunday.
The Health Ministry earlier reported that as of July 6 the country had registered 264 deaths from COVID-19. The coronavirus death toll in Kazakhstan is updated weekly. The number of recovered patients has surpassed 33,800.
"A total of 1,798 new cases of coronavirus infection were registered, of which 737 were symptomatic carriers, 1,061 were asymptomatic carriers", the commission said on its Telegram channel.
Meanwhile, a further 719 new cases of COVID-19 have been registered in Kyrgyzstan over the past 24 hours, the country’s coronavirus response centre told Sputnik on Sunday.
"As of 12 July 2020, there were 719 new cases of COVID-19 registered in the republic, 500 of them were in Bishkek", the response centre said.