Akim (Governor) of the Almaty region of Kazakhstan amandyk Batalov has handed over the test positive for the coronavirus, then went to the isolation, reported the press Secretary of the regional administration Halmurat Jukel.

"the Akim of Almaty oblast amandyk Batalov went to the isolation. Unfortunately, a recent PCR survey COVID-19 showed a positive result. Symptoms СOVID-19 occur without clinical manifestations (asymptomatic)" – he wrote on his page in Facebook.

According to the press Secretary, the Director, will undergo treatment in isolation and to work remotely.

In Kazakhstan confirmed more than 17.7 thousand cases of coronavirus, more than 10.8 thousand patients recovered was 120 deaths. In the Republic recently separately considered asymptomatic carriers of the coronavirus, they are in the country, more than 9.8 thousand.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 8.7 million cases, more than 461 thousand people died.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.