Virus cases, casualties rise in Eurasia, Central Asia

More coronavirus cases and fatalities were reported in several Eurasian and Central Asian countries on Wednesday.


The nationwide toll stands at 1,159 with no more fatalities reported over the past 24 hours, the Health Ministry said in a very statement.

Another 627 infections were reported over the past 24 hours, bringing the entire number of cases to 44,361, while a complete of 32,732 people have recovered from the virus, it added.


The case-count in Belarus reached 74,763 with 211 cases over the past day.