Deputy defense Minister of Kazakhstan Bakhyt kurmanbaev died on the 50th year of life from coronavirus infection COVID-19. This was stated by the press service of the Ministry.

“July 14, 2020 died the Deputy Minister of defense of Kazakhstan major General Bakhyt Zhanuzakovich kurmanbaev”, — stated in the message.

As explained to RIA Novosti in the Ministry, the cause of death was a coronavirus.

Earlier in Kazakhstan has decided to extend the quarantine measures imposed over COVID-19, to 2 Aug.