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Tokayev said the reasons for the rise in the incidence of COVID-19 in Kazakhstan

The President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, speaking Wednesday with an appeal to the citizens in a television broadcast, called "systematic errors of the former leadership of the Ministry of health" one of the reasons for the rise in the incidence of coronavirus in the country.

Tokayev on June 25 signed a decree on dismissal of Minister of health, Elzhan Birtanov, who was treated after infection with coronavirus. The new Minister became the former first Deputy Minister of health care Alexey Tsoy.

"Unfortunately, due to the massive non-compliance with quarantine measures, system errors of the former leadership of the Ministry of health, sluggishness akims (heads of regions - ed.) we are dealing in fact with a second coronavirus, coupled with the sharp rise of Contracting pneumonia," said Tokayev.

In Kazakhstan over the past day revealed 1376 new cases of infection with coronavirus infection, the total number of registered cases COVID-19 reached 51059. Recorded 264 deaths due to the coronavirus.

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 11.5 million cases, more than 535 thousand people died.

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