Kazakh Health Ministry publishes names of health workers who died of coronavirus
On the Day of National Mourning for COVID-19 victims, Kazakh Health Minister Alexey Tsoy expressed condolences to all who lost their loved ones.
"The COVID-19 pandemic claimed the lives of hundreds of Kazakh citizens, among them are our relatives, friends and colleagues. On behalf of Kazakh Health Ministry and myself, I express my deepest condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. We share your grief. These days, my colleagues, doctors and health workers, are dying. Faced with unexpected dangers, they fought until their last breath. They conscientiously performed their medical duties until the end of their lives. To us, they will always be real heroes," Tsoy said.
COVID-19 killed 375 people in Kazakhstan, including medical specialists.
"Employees of provisional, quarantine and modular hospitals. This is a huge and urreparable loss for the country and domestic healthcare. Each of them was of particular value as a person, a professional and a citizen of our country," Kazakh Health Ministry said in a statement.
Kazakh Health Ministry published obituaries for 26 health workers who became victims of a deadly virus, including two from East Kazakhstan region, two from Pavlodar region, one from Almaty, one from Aktobe region, one from Kyzylorda region, two from Almaty region, two from Akmola region, one from Nur-Sultan, eight from South Kazakhstan region, two from Kostanai region, three from Atyrau region and one from Karagandy region.