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Kyrgyzstan confirms 314 new COVID-19 cases

06 Jul 2020, 16:05 GMT+10

BISHKEK, July 6 (Xinhua) -- Kyrgyzstan confirmed on Monday 314 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 7,691.

The country's Deputy Health Minister Mademin Karataev said that all the new cases are contacts of confirmed patients, and there are no imported cases.

Among the newly infected, 50 are medical workers, bringing the total number of contracted medical workers to 1,147, including 503 recoveries, Karataev said.

The number of patients discharged from hospitals rose by 41, bringing the total recoveries to 2,843.

Karataev reported four new virus-related deaths, raising the total number of fatalities to 92.

Meanwhile, 625 people remained hospitalized, with 22 patients in intensive care, and another 4,131 asymptomatic patients are in home quarantine.

Karataev noted that the situation in the country related to the coronavirus remains difficult.

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