Kyrgyzstan Reports First Coronavirus-Linked Death

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Kyrgyzstan Reports First Coronavirus-Linked Death


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3 Apr 2020

Authorities in Kyrgyzstan have announced that they have recorded their first death of a person with coronavirus – a 61-year-old man who was being treated at the Nookat territorial hospital in the Osh region.

“The patient had arrived from abroad and was placed under medical observation, after which he was given treatment,” the government’s coronavirus coordination team said in a statement. “Moreover, the patient suffered from serious comorbidities.”

Kyrgyz Health Minister Sabirzhan Abdikarimov said additional medical investigations would be carried out to establish the precise cause of death of the Nookat patient.