Pneumonia Outbreak, Healthcare Crisis - All You Need to Know about COVID-19 in Kazakhstan

The second nationwide lockdown has been extended in Kazakhstan. The number of single-day infections has surpassed 1,500 for 12 consecutive days. The country has also registered 135,000 cases of pneumonia in the period of July 1-15. Last Friday, Kazakh health minister Alexey Tsoy announced that these cases would be included in the official COVID-19 statistics.

Head of the Country Office of the World Health Organization, Dr. Caroline Clarinval and technical officer of the WHO, Dr. Vitalii Stetsyk sat down with Lyazzat Shatayeva for this episode of IMPACTFUL to discuss the public health crisis in Kazakhstan.