Authorities of the Chinese embassy in the previous Soviet republic of Kazakhstan has cautioned its residents living in the nation of an “Unknown Pneumonia”. That is supposedly much deadlier than the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, the South China Morning Post reports.

Unknown pneumonia in Kazakhstan caused 1,772 deaths in the 1st and 2nd quarter of the year. Remembering 628 individuals for June alone, including Chinese residents. The government embassy said in an announcement on its WeChat stage on Thursday, referring to Kazakh media reports.

The death pace of the disease is a lot higher than COVID-19. And associations including Kazakhstan’s department of health are deeply analyzing the “virus of this pneumonia,” the consulate cited media.

Kazakh news office Kazinform provided details regarding July 7 that the number of pneumonia cases. “Expanded 2.2 times in June when compared with a similar time of 2019 that is 1,700 cases”. “Up to 200 individuals are admitted to clinics consistently. 

In a recent couple of days. Somewhere in the range of 300 individuals diagnosed to have pneumonia were taken to medical clinics. “Head of the healthcare department of Nur-Sultan, Saule Kissikova told Kazinform.

In a broadcast address to the country on Wednesday, Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev alluded to the flood in pneumonia cases. Tokayev said, “We are facing the second coronavirus wave combined with an uptick in pneumonia cases…”

As of Wednesday, Kazakhstan had recorded 51,059 coronavirus cases and 264 fatalities from the pandemic.

The nation’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Then again, give an announcement to state that the coronavirus circumstance in Kazakhstan is under control.

Some were concerned unknown pneumonia may affect Northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, which shares the border with Kazakhstan. 

In January, Kazakhstan suspended all cross-border buses with China and canceled flights between the countries on February 3.

As indicated by the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center. Kazakhstan has 53,021 affirmed COVID-19 cases with more than 260 deaths till now. Its healthcare system has been completing 14,000 tests every day.

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