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Kyrgyzstan reports 69 new COVID-19 cases

01 Jun 2020, 16:18 GMT+10

BISHKEK, June 1 (Xinhua) -- Kyrgyzstan on Monday reported 69 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total tally of infections to 1,817.

During his daily online news briefing, the country's Deputy Health Minister Nurbolot Usenbaev said that of the newly infected, 46 people are contacts of confirmed cases, 18 are imported cases and the sources of five cases are unknown.

He added that among the newly infected, 12 are medical workers, bringing the number of contracted medical workers to 362.

There are currently 620 patients in hospitals throughout the country with a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis, 529 of them are asymptomatic, while five are in the intensive care unit, he said.

A total of 2,393 people in the country who had contact with infected patients are under medical observation, and another 7,630, people are in home quarantine under the supervision of doctors for the same reason, he said.

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