Nur Sultan, November 17 President Tokayev of Kazakhstan presided over a work meeting on the prevention and control of Coronavirus pandemic on November 17, said that he has established a factory in Kazakhstan with Russian President Putin. A consensus was reached on the production of Russian vaccines.
“For this reason, it is necessary to simplify the provisional registration process and complete the construction of a vaccine production plant as soon as possible. I reached a consensus with the President of Russia on the issue of building a plant to produce Russian vaccines. At present, the government has started to attract capital for this project.” Toka Yev said.
Local time August 11, 2020, Moscow, Russia, Binnopharm’s Coronavirus vaccine production laboratory. Image source: People’s Vision
In addition, Tokayev also pointed out that Kazakhstan has achieved gratifying results in the development of Coronavirus vaccines. Three domestic vaccines have entered the global candidate vaccine list and clinical trials are ongoing.
Tokayev emphasized that according to the latest statistics, Kazakhstan is about to usher in the second wave of the pandemic. The second wave of the pandemic is different from usual, especially during the country’s economic difficulties. The current task is to control the pandemic without adopting the spring quarantine system. He once again called on the people to abide by the anti-pandemic regulations, and to support and understand the temporary anti-pandemic measures.
As of November 17, Kazakhstan has confirmed a total of nearly 162,000 cases of Coronavirus with symptoms of Coronavirus but negative laboratory virus test results.
Since November, the number of newly diagnosed “two pneumonias” in a single day has exceeded 1,500 multiple times, and they have shown a trend of rising, which is close to the most severe level of the pandemic in August this year. It is worth noting that according to Kiyasov, the Deputy Minister of Health of Kazakhstan and the country’s chief health physician, the rebound has not been limited to individual regions. The incidence rate is increasing throughout the country.