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Kyrgyz COVID-19 cases reach 2,007

07 Jun 2020, 19:05 GMT+10

BISHKEK, June 7 (Xinhua) -- Kyrgyzstan's COVID-19 cases reached 2,007 on Sunday, after 33 new cases were registered in the past day.

Among the newly confirmed cases, one was imported, 26 are contacts of confirmed cases who were already under medical observation and six are of unknown origin, the country's Deputy Health Minister Nurbolot Usenbaev said at a news briefing on Sunday.

He added that among the newly infected, six are medical workers, bringing the tally of contracted medical workers to 395, including 275 recoveries.

COVID-19 was detected among kindergarten employees as well, Usenbaev said, adding that three workers had tested positive for the virus.

As of Sunday morning, 65 patients have recovered from the disease, raising the total number of recoveries to 1,425.

Currently, 560 people remain hospitalized, and two patients are being treated in intensive care.

In total, 1,461 people who have had contact with infected patients are under medical observation and another 8,415 people are in home quarantine under the supervision of doctors.

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