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In Kazakhstan told about the testing for coronavirus

Citizens of Kazakhstan with symptoms of pneumonia and SARS will be free to take the test for coronavirus in the direction of the local doctor, said on Monday the social health insurance Fund of the Republic.

In Kazakhstan for the last day identified 1 499 cases of coronavirus infection, the total number of infections reached 71 838. The number of recovered patients exceeds 43 thousand. The country recorded 585 cases of death from coronavirus.

The Fund notes that pass the PCR test can free patients who are in the infectious diseases hospitals, and patients in makeshift hospitals with suspected COVID.

"Citizens who have symptoms of SARS and pneumonia in the direction of your GP if indicated, asymptomatic carriers of the virus, were hospitalized in quarantine isolation of patients for planned hospitalization to the hospital (pregnant women, patients with emergency admission)", - informed in the Fund.

In late June, several major private hospitals have suspended the carrying out of PCR testing for coronavirus infection, explaining that the shortage of reagents, the need for preventive maintenance of diagnostic equipment. The closure of a number of major points of testing in the capital of Kazakhstan, Alma-ATA, led to the emergence of large queues at the working point of sampling. Sometimes waiting in line can take hours. In this regard, many respondents chose to abandon the test because the test result is not a prerequisite for treatment. Later testing on a fee basis resumed. Currently, in Alma-ATA and Nur-Sultan PCR test COVID-19 can be taken in a number of laboratories. The cost of the test - about 16 thousand tenge (about $ 40).

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 14 million infections, more than 597 thousand people died.

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