Kazakhstan will extend the restrictive quarantine measures until the second of August. As reported TASS, the decision of the government of the Republic adopted in connection with the epidemic of the coronavirus COVID-19.
“On the proposal of the Ministry of health for further stabilization of the epidemiological situation and decide on the extension of restrictive measures in the Republic for two weeks from 20 July to 2 August,” – said Tuesday the Prime Minister Askar Mamin at the meeting of the government of Kazakhstan.
the Prime Minister called on the citizens to comply strictly with the quarantine requirements. “The Ministry of health, akimats (local administrations – approx. TASS) and relevant authorities to implement all measures to further observance of quarantine. The necessary stock of medicines is available and constantly updated. It is necessary to provide all measures to clear their distribution to pharmacy chains and hospitals,” – said the official.
According to mom, the authorities will undertake for the period of the restrictive measures social benefits for loss of income minimum wage – 42,5 thousand tenge (about 103 USD) for one month. Recall that a state of emergency in connection with the spread of the coronavirus operated in Kazakhstan from March 16 to may 11. Against the background of deterioration of the epidemiological situation, the authorities decided with the fifth of July for 14 days enter the number of additional constraints with the possibility of extension or tightening. 13 July President Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev stated that the quarantine in connection with the coronavirus in the country is extended for another two weeks.