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  • President signs decree on Day of Mourning in memory of COVID-19 victims
9 July, 2020 13:40

President signs decree on Day of Mourning in memory of COVID-19 victims

Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has signed a decree declaring the Day of Nationwide Mourning in Kazakhstan in memory of citizens who became victims of the coronavirus pandemic, Strategy2050.kz reports citing the Akorda press service.

President signs decree on Day of Mourning in memory of COVID-19 victims | Strategy2050.kz

President Tokayev declared the 13th of July the Day of National Mourning in memory of Kazakhstani nationals who died of the coronavirus infection during a televised address to the nation on July 8.

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic Kazakhstan has registered 53,021 cases of the coronavirus infection. 35,137 people in Kazakhstan have recovered from the COVID-19. The novel virus has claimed lives of 264 people.