Nearly 21 thousand people die from respiratory diseases in Kazakhstan, 195 of them infants under age of 1 year


In January-December 2021, the most common reported infectious disease was an unspecified acute upper respiratory tract infection, with 1.2 million people diagnosed with this disease. Next comes COVID-19: 870.8 thousand people, of which 832.8 thousand have an identified virus.

A significant number of cases of chickenpox (16.4 thousand people affected) and...