A motorist is given a Covid-19 test in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city. Photo: AFPA motorist is given a Covid-19 test in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city. Photo: AFP
A motorist is given a Covid-19 test in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city. Photo: AFP

‘Unknown pneumonia’ deadlier than coronavirus sweeping Kazakhstan, Chinese embassy warns

  • Statement from embassy warns that death rate is ‘much higher’ than coronavirus and says local authorities have yet to identify cause
  • Kazakh authorities have reimposed Covid-19 lockdown in some parts of the country amid a spike in pneumonia cases last month

Topic |   Kazakhstan
A motorist is given a Covid-19 test in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city. Photo: AFPA motorist is given a Covid-19 test in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city. Photo: AFP
A motorist is given a Covid-19 test in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city. Photo: AFP
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