USAID to allocate one other $1.5 mln to Kazakhstan to struggle coronavirus

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NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan – The US authorities by way of the Agency for International Development (USAID), has allotted for Kazakhstan an extra $1.5 million to fight coronavirus an infection, the US Embassy in Nur-Sultan mentioned on May 22.

“This assistance is provided in addition to the work of the Centers for Disease Control, in the amount of $1.6 million, which also contributes to Kazakhstan’s efforts to combat COVID-19,” the embassy added.

Thus, the full quantity allotted by the US authorities to struggle the pandemic in Kazakhstan is $3.11 million.

Laboratory gear for large-scale testing is being ready for funds beforehand allotted by the US in Kazakhstan.

According to the embassy, ​​over the previous 20 years, the US has supplied Kazakhstan with greater than $2 billion, together with greater than $86 million for medical care to develop entry to providers that forestall the unfold of infectious ailments equivalent to tuberculosis and HIV.