Filter for Kazakhstan Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-05 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
two-week lockdown will be implemented from Sunday, July 5, following a rise in the number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in the country.
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2020-07-05 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
during two-week lockdown: some non-essential businesses closed
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2020-07-05 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
during two-week lockdown: restrictions on travel between provinces will be reintroduced and Public transport operating hours will be reduced
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2020-07-05 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
ban on public gatherings will be implemented until July 19.
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2020-06-20 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
June 18, the government of Kazakhstan announced plans to tighten restrictions in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) due to a worsening of the outbreak in the country: Shopping malls, indoor markets, beaches, gyms, squares, and parks in major cities will be closed on Saturday, June 20, and Sunday, June 21.
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2020-06-20 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
June 18, the government of Kazakhstan announced plans to tighten restrictions in place to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) due to a worsening of the outbreak in the country: People over the age of 65 will be restricted from leaving their homes for non-essential purposes
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2020-06-19 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
monitoring groups continue to work to monitor compliance with sanitary and epidemiological safety measures as part of the fight against the spread of coronavirus infection. warning issued to violators
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2020-06-19 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
mmission to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection, the activities of all shopping and entertainment centers, shopping centers, trading houses, markets, supermarkets, fitness centers and stadiums will be suspended in the Almaly district this weekend. Parks, squares, boulevards, embankments and other public places will be inaccessible. Public transport will also stop its work. ON weekend of june 20-21; on weekends the activities of objects with a high degree of risk of the spread of coronavirus infection will be suspended:
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2020-06-18 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
dditional hospital beds are also being made available for COVID-19 patients. The government also ordered provincial authorities across the country to increase their testing programs.
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2020-06-13 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
June 13, shops and public transport are required to operate on shortened hours and private transport will be prohibited from traveling during the evening (local time).
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2020-06-13 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Up to 70 percent of public sector employees are required to work from home.
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2020-06-12 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
seventh laboratory for screening at COVID-19 has opened in Almaty
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2020-06-11 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The government introduced lockdown measures in a number of towns and villages across Karaganda region on June 11
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2020-06-05 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
A new stage of mass disinfection of public spaces begins in Almaty
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2020-06-02 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
2 thousand business entities were checked for compliance with quarantine measures. administrative penalties imposed
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2020-06-01 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
From June 1, in Almaty, SPA, public baths, saunas and non-food markets will resume their activities; From June 1, Almaty public transport, including the metro, will be open from 06.00 to 23.00 hours. All suburban bus routes are also resuming.
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2020-05-30 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
on behalf of the Head of State, they opened a new Antikorortalygy service center in the format of a Public Reception Office (Open Spac
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2020-05-29 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Religious buildings in Almaty will resume their work on May 30
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2020-05-28 In Public health measures: Testing policy
planned to increase testing to 4500-5000 tests per day.
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2020-05-27 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
still required to wear masks in public. To date, for non-compliance with the requirements of the quarantine - the absence of a mask, sanitizers, non-compliance with the social distance at the food trade facilities - 69 administrative fines have been imposed and 2 administrative protocols have been drawn up for the catering facility, which are submitted to the court.
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
From May 25, 2020, in Almaty, retail objects of more than 500 square meters, hotels (excluding hostels), as well as catering facilities resume work; Since May 18, 2020, restrictions on the activities of tour operators, mobile phone subscriber departments, second-tier banks and other financial sector organizations have been lifted in Almaty
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
boutiques, beauty salons, dry cleaners, and restaurants at shopping malls will resume operations
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2020-05-22 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
in the city from April 27 this year enterprises of such sectors as transport and warehousing, information and communication technologies, the financial sector, professional services for business, trade and the provision of a number of services resume their activities . Must apply for reopening
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2020-05-20 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
In Almaty, on behalf of Bakytzhan Sagintayev, raid measures were carried out to monitor compliance with trade objects quarantine requirements
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2020-05-20 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
Over 2 thousand police officers and soldiers of the National Guard are involved in foot patrols every day to protect public order.
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2020-05-20 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
create a monitoring group to assess the readiness of cultural objects to resume work
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2020-05-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
119 thousand Almaty residents are entitled to reimbursement of utility costs
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2020-05-11 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
on May 11 in Almaty the quarantine regime will be maintained. Checkpoints around the perimeter will also function; previously adopted entry and exit rules will apply. Only enterprises that have received permits are allowed to work. The operating mode of public transport remains unchanged (from 06-00 a.m. to 19-00 a.m.).
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2020-05-10 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
It is necessary to provide their employees with personal protective equipment regardless of the form of ownership of the enterprise or facility. All personnel should be wearing masks, gloves and their technological clothes. Employees of shops and hairdressers must wear a mask, a hat and gloves on top of branded clothing. All rooms should be constantly ventilated, and workplaces should be treated with disinfectants
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2020-05-08 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
cultural events for Victory Day are canceled
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2020-05-06 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Public Medical Council was formed in Almaty
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2020-05-04 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
rom May 4 this year will resume additional work: hairdressers (by appointment), photo salons and flower stalls, companies providing services with real estate, exchange offices.
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2020-05-04 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
widespread public disinfection
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2020-04-30 In Public health measures: Testing policy
mass testing of risk groups of the population began, primarily those categories that ensured the vital activity of the metropolis in quarantine.
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2020-04-30 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
4.5 thousand medical workers in Almaty received payments for the fight against COVID-19
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2020-04-30 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
In accordance with the Exit Strategy Phased Recovery Plan for Almaty, a package of measures to support SMEs is being developed.
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2020-04-27 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
state of emergency extended to may 11
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2020-04-27 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
When leaving Almaty, to visit courtyard grounds, Almaty residents must strictly observe safety precautions and use personal protective equipment - wear medical masks or respirators, and have antiseptics for handling hands. public access to playgrounds and courtyards is allowed from 5.00 to 21.00. law enforcement officers will provide round-the-clock patrolling of the streets, inside courtyards and common areas for the implementation of the measures introduced.
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2020-04-27 Out Lockdown: Full lockdown
as part of the easing of the quarantine regime in Almaty, a walk is allowed, but only in the courtyards of the houses of residence according to the registration, including temporary.
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2020-04-22 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
phased plan to restore the economic activity of the city, implemented within the framework of the Exit Strategy, was discussed.
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2020-04-20 Out Lockdown: Full lockdown
in Almaty, industrial enterprises, construction facilities, and public service centers for servicing legal entities have resumed their activities.
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2020-04-17 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Kazakh entrepreneurs to be exempted from paying income taxes and social contributions
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2020-04-16 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Kazakhstan increases punishments for state of emergency violations. Dissemination of false info = prison for 3-7 years; insubordination agianst lawful police request = fine of up to 2,000 MCI (~$13,000 US) or up to 600 hours of community service, or up to 2 years jail; violence towards police = 7-12 years in prison; attempt on life of office= life in prison
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2020-04-14 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Asian Development Bank allocated US$20 billion to coronavirus
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2020-04-13 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Government’s emergency response commission reported that free coronavirus testing will be available in Nur-Sultan and Almaty starting April 13th. To use this opportunity, a person needs to fill out a form on cdl.kz website. Based on the questionnaire, epidemiologists of Kazakh Health Ministry will select patients according to certain indicators. Then an operator of the clinical diagnostic laboratory will call them and inform of the date, time and place of the testing.
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2020-04-10 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
extended to April 30
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2020-04-08 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
disinfectant tunnels deployed
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2020-04-07 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
building designated covid hospitals in 3 cities
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2020-04-06 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
Karagandy Region, Aktobe, and Taraz go into lockdown. residents banned from leaving their homes except for essentials such as going to work, buying food and medicine and taking out the trash; public busses only to operate at designated tjmes to transport essential workers
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2020-04-06 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
eGov mobile app, online diagnostic test for covid 19
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2020-04-06 In Public health measures: Psychological assistance and medical social work
free online counseling
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Military deployment
military reserves called in to help with crisis
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2020-04-03 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
a package of urgent anti-crisis measures to support small and medium-sized enterprises due to the imposed state of emergency in the country
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2020-04-02 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
5.9 Trillion Tenge to address crisis
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2020-04-01 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
10% increase in pension and social welfare payments; xpanded the list of applicants for additional social payments. Self-employed and those who lost their jobs will receive 42,500 tenge during the state of emergency. In the next three months, medical assistance will be provided to everyone regardless of the status in the compulsory social health insurance system
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2020-03-31 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
10 new covid testing labs opened
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2020-03-31 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
essential bussinesses to be open only during designated times
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
bans on entering/leaving city
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2020-03-31 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
quarantine chepoints reinforced with drones
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2020-03-28 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Government of Kazakhstan will introduce new restrictions to strengthen quarantine measures in Nur-Sultan and Almaty; restrictions will take effect in Shymkent too
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2020-03-25 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
city disinfection
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2020-03-20 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
prevention center opens in Shymkent
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2020-03-19 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
sanitary posts organized
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2020-03-19 In Lockdown: Full lockdown
need exceptions with documents to leave house
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2020-03-18 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
1406 hotline to learn about measures or if symptoms; Qoldau 24/7 mobile app
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2020-03-16 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
a state of emergency is in effect in Kazakhstan that restricts entry to and exit from the country for all but specified
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2020-03-11 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Travel ban for people from countries France, Germany, Spain - not applicable to diplomats and transport crews.
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2020-03-11 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Other countries travellers have benn recommended to check with a doctor for 14 days upon arrival
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2020-03-06 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Travel ban for people from countries such as China, Iran, South Korea, Italy - not applicable to diplomats and transport crews.
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2020-03-05 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Large international competitions have been canceled in Kazakhstan due to the coronavirus spread worldwide. (exceptions for athletes already abroad)
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