At least 931 new cases of community-acquired pneumonia and COVID-19 have been registered in the Kyrgyz Republic. Deputy Minister of Health and Social Development of Kyrgyzstan Jalalidin Rakhmatullaev announced at a briefing.
According to him, 435 people got infected in Bishkek, 147 — in Osh city, 129 — in Chui region, 93 — in Osh region, 4 — in Talas region, 5 — in Naryn region, 27 — Issyk-Kul region, 50 — in Jalal-Abad region and 41 — in Batken region.
The spread rate (reproductive number Rt) is 1.4 — that is how many people one patient can infect. Figure above one indicates that there is an increase in the incidence.
In total, 116,546 cases of community-acquired pneumonia and COVID-19 have been registered in the country since March 2020.
The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan has combined statistics after the WHO assigned the code U07.1 to the laboratory-confirmed coronavirus in the international classification of diseases, and the code U07.2 — to community-acquired pneumonia, and it is considered as manifestation of the virus.