Kazakh president orders prolongation of coronavirus quarantine in country by 14 days
NUR-SULTAN. July 29 (Interfax) - Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has ordered the state commission to prolong the coronavirus quarantine restrictions in the country by another two weeks, with subsequent gradual softening, the presidential press service said on Wednesday.
"To further solidify the positive effect from the restrictions imposed in July and with regard for a possible aggravation of the epidemiological situation in Kazakhstan and the neighboring states, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has ordered the state commission to prolong the quarantine measures by two weeks with subsequent gradual softening," the press service said.
The Kazakh president held a meeting on the epidemiological situation in the country on Wednesday.
Kazakh Health Minister Alexei Tsoi said on Tuesday the situation with Covid-19 had stabilized in Kazakhstan.
The Kazakh authorities earlier imposed a quarantine in the country from July 5 until August 2 over the worsening coronavirus situation.