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Kazakhstan citizen becomes first vaccinated against coronavirus COVID-19

Christian Fernsby ▼ | August 2, 2020
The first in Kazakhstan vaccination against the COVID-19 coronavirus was made in Almaty yesterday.
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According to the news channel Khabar 24, the director of the International Vaccine Center at the Kazakh National Agrarian University, Kaisar Tabynov, was vaccinated against COVID-19, Vestnik Kavkaza reports.

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It is clarified that Tabynov was not vaccinated with the Kazakh vaccine, the trials of which will begin in September, but with the COVAX-19 vaccine purchased in Australia.

On July 30, Kazakhstan President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has ordered an extension of a nationwide lockdown by another two weeks to stem the outbreak of the coronavirus. COVID-19 cases in Kazakhstan reached nearly 89.1 thousand as of July 30, 2020.

The city of Almaty and the Atyrau Region had the highest number of people infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country at approximately 11.7 thousand and 11 thousand, respectively.