Up to 4 people apply to Almaty hospital a day with ARVI diagnosis - doctors
Almaty. November 7. KazTAG - Up to 4 people apply to Almaty hospitals with ARVI diagnosis a day, said Laura Tastanbekova, chief doctor of the main infection hospital.
"Epidemiological season has not come on this disease, the situation has been stable in the city. There have been single morbidity cases, 3-4 people with ARVI diagnosis apply to hospitals a day. Perhaps it may change with a cold snap," she said.
"Since the beginning of epidemiological season (since October 1 until October 29 2014) 68 000 ARVI cases have been registered in the country, the morbidity index 393.8 per 100 000 people, that has been on the level of the previous epidemiological season," reads the message.
The majority of ARVI infected are children aged below 14 - 49 252 cases (72.4%), 7 899 cases (11.6%) among children aged below 1.