Four regions of Kazakhstan halt avian influenza outbreak
The avian influenza that affected Kazakhstan in September is slowing down. To date, the outbreak has been stopped in four regions of the country. This was reported by Tursyn Kabduldanov, Acting Chairperson of the Veterinary Control and Supervision Committee at a press conference in the Central Communications Service. He said that the daily death rate is declining. In 24 hours, the mortality from the virus practically stopped in the Turkistan, Zhambyl, Aktobe and Karagandy regions. This indicator is also decreasing in Shymkent city as well as in North Kazakhstan, Pavlodar and Kostanai regions.
“As of September 30, 2020, bird deaths were reported in 99 settlements, 41 districts and seven regions of Kazakhstan. To date, a total of 329,651 infected birds have died, were seized and destroyed due to the bird flu in Kazakhstan, taking into account the deaths at two poultry farms. The avian influenza in two regions, one city of national significance, 11 districts and 18 settlements was not confirmed,” Kabduldanov concluded.