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WHO believes 'unidentified pneumonia' in Kazakhstan could be Covid-19

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The emergencies chief of the World Health Organization, Dr Michael Ryan says the agency believes an unidentified pneumonia outbreak in Kazakhstan is likely due to the coronavirus. Ryan says Kazakh officials have reported more than 10,000 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the last week and just under 50,000 cases and 264 deaths as of Tuesday. Chinese embassy in Kazakhstan warned its citizens of a deadly unidentified strain of pneumonia.