October 22. Information Center - Chairman of the sanitary and
epidemiological control department of the Kazakh Healthcare Ministry Aizhan
Yesmagambetova told about the coronavirus cases among schoolchildren, Vestnik Kavkaza
reports referring to Kazinform.
«Since the beginning of the new school year, 250 coronavirus
cases were detected among pupils. 105 of them studied at schools. 19 out of
1,426 contact persons were tested positive for COVID-19,» she told the
145 children studying online also contracted the novel
infection. 22 out of 348 contacts were also tested positive for coronavirus.
According to her the morbidity rate the countrywide increased 1.2 times a week.