Tokayev instructed Gov’t to prepare for long coronavirus pandemic
Illustrative photo of Akorda press service
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev called on the Government to begin preparations for a long-term pandemic of the coronavirus along with emergency measures. National plan is to be developed for the protection of life and health of Kazakhstanis in the mid-term, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the Akorda press service.
"It is a dangerous disease for the treatment of which there is no vaccine yet. But you should not give in to panic and, moreover, allow illegal actions, insult doctors and violate the sanitary regime. Patients should not fall into anxiety and pessimism. All our efforts are aimed at preserving the main wealth of our country - the life and health of our citizens," the President told a meeting on measures countering the spread of coronavirus infection.