Askar Mamin: Vaccination and revaccination are most effective means of protection against coronavirus

At the government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the sanitary and epidemiological situation in the country was considered.

Minister of Healthcare Alexey Tsoy reported that the sanitary and epidemiological situation continues to remain stable. The number of patients with coronavirus infection is decreasing — the workload of infectious beds is 24%, intensive care beds — 21%.

To date, in terms of the spread of coronavirus infection, most regions are in the green zone. Nur-Sultan, Karaganda, Pavlodar, Kostanay and North Kazakhstan regions remain in the yellow zone, Akmola region is in the red zone.

To date, more than 8.8 million people have been vaccinated with the first component — this is 77.5% of the adult population, over 8.2 million people or 72.4% of the adult population — with the second component.

The Head of Government instructed to increase the coverage of vaccination and revaccination of the population in Mangystau, Kostanay and West Kazakhstan regions, where there is a low rate of vaccination.

Akimats, together with the ministries of health, information and social development, were instructed to provide information and explanatory work among the population about the need for revaccination.

“Vaccination and revaccination remain the main effective means of protection against coronavirus infection,” Mamin said.

Taking into account the spread of the new virus strain abroad, the Prime Minister instructed to continue enhanced control at the state border over the persons arriving in the country.

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