COVID-19. Why are schools closed in Kazakhstan?

About 70 schools are closed for quarantine in Kazakhstan due to infection of students and teachers. This was reported by the chairman of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Control Committee, Ayzhan Yesmagambetova. The Ministry of Health has defined quarantine terms in educational institutions in case of detection of infection. According to the department, since the beginning of the school year, 1,741 cases of coronavirus infection have been registered among students, including 482 among children studying in duty classes.