Nur-Sultan assessed the situation with the spread of the coronavirus

The situation with coronavirus in the capital of Kazakhstan has deteriorated, said Wednesday the head of the Department of public health Nur-Sultan Kisikova Saule.

"Currently in the capital has worsened the epidemiological situation. On June 17, was 2951 case coronavirus infection. The number of infected people increases, a colossal burden (lies - ed.) to doctors, nurses and all other employees involved in the work with coronavirus infection," - said at a briefing Kisikova.

She noted that the last three days in the capital are recorded every day on average more than 150 new cases of coronavirus infections - 50% of them asymptomatic.

"The city increased the number of calls to the ambulance in 3,5 times and has reached 3,700 cases in the past day. Calls more than 2 thousand, with the increase in two times the number of calls only with the clinic coronavirus infection has increased eight-fold over the past day and reached 427" - said Kisikova.

According to her, in the hospitals of the capital are 1711 people is 90% of hospital bed capacity, 80 of them are in intensive care, and the number connected to the mechanical ventilation of patients has increased four times.

"Since the beginning of this year, the day of the average received five patients with pneumonia, that since June the average number of incoming calls reached 500, and every second with signs of pneumonia, 90% of them come in medium-heavy or heavy condition," said Kisikova.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 7.9 million infections, over 434 thousand people died. In Kazakhstan confirmed more than 15.5 thousand cases of coronavirus, more than 9.7 thousand patients recovered was 88 deaths. In the Republic recently separately considered asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus, in their country more than 6.1 thousand.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.