This was reported on the website of the Ministry of Health of Kazakhstan.

During the day, the number of cases of coronavirus infection in the country increased by 9,798.

Earlier, Maria van Kerkhove, head of the technical group of the WHO Emergency Diseases Unit, and Mike Ryan, director of the organization for emergency situations, said that the omicron strain of coronavirus poses a particular danger to the elderly, unvaccinated and those who have underlying diseases.