Corona virus and healthcare in Kyrgyzstan

Healthcare in Kyrgyzstan

Healthcare in Kyrgyzstan is slightly below average in a worldwide comparison.

Probably the most important indicator that can be used to summarize the efficiency of all measures is general life expectancy. In other words, the theoretical age that a newborn child could potentially reach today. At the moment this age in Kyrgyzstan is 67.4 years for men and 75.6 years for women. For comparison: worldwide life expectancy is about 1.1 years lower (men: 70.4 / women: 74.9 years).


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Distribution of the corona virus

Spread of the corona virus in Kyrgyzstan

The inhabitants of Kyrgyzstan are also affected by the corona pandemic and the spread of the Sars-Covid-19 virus. By August 6th, 2020, 39162 infected persons and 1451 deaths have been reported in the country. The first confirmed infections were reported on March 18th, 2020, which is the date of the official notification. An additional 10-14 days are calculated for noticing one's own infection, the doctor's appointment, the laboratory test and, above all, the period from the infection until the first symptoms appear. The country reached its peak so far on July 17th with 11,505 new infected persons.

Covid 19 virus infected in Kyrgyzstan
Deaths caused by the Covid19 virus in Kyrgyzstan

The first graph shows the number of infected persons reported. The second graph shows the number of deaths.

Mortality rate of infected persons

From the previously infected and deceased people, in Kyrgyzstan results in a mortality rate of 3.7%. However, it should be borne in mind that death occurs an average of 19 days after the first symptoms appear. The time of the actual infection is therefore followed by several days until a person affected has a medical test carried out and the results are available. In order to quantify mortality more precisely, one would therefore have to compare the deaths that have occurred to date with those reported 34,592 infected up to 10 days ago. This gives in Kyrgyzstan a new mortality rate of 4.2%.

Due to the current corona pandemic, we update the worldwide case numbers daily. A list of all infected and dead people by country can be found on our Corona virus topic page.

Development in the last days

DateInfected Deaths 
Thu 6th503+1.3%4+0.3%
Wed 5th549+1.4%9+0.6%
Tue 4th569+1.5%11+0.8%
Mon 3rd412+1.1%7+0.5%
Sun 2nd410+1.1%11+0.8%
Sat 1st420+1.2%12+0.9%
Fri 31st494+1.4%19+1.4%
Thu 30th582+1.7%14+1.0%
Wed 29th631+1.8%17+1.3%
Tue 28th748+2.2%18+1.4%

Weight and size

MaleFemale
Body height171 cm159 cm
BMI26.027.2
Weight76.0 kg68.8 kg

Diseases

KyrgyzstanØ worldwide
Diabetes *6.10%8.81%
Tuberculosis0.12%0.13%
Malaria0.0%5.7%
HIV / Aids0.02%0.04%

* The number of people suffering from diabetes refers only to inhabitants aged between 20 and 79 years.


Child vaccinations

KyrgyzstanØ worldwide
Measles96.0%86.0%
Hepatitis B0.09%0.08%
DTP *9.40%8.59%

* DTP is a three times combined basic vaccination against diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough) and tetanus, which should be given to children up to the age of 23 months.
In Kyrgyzstan, 26.5% of all over 15-year-olds are still smokers.
6 percent of newborns are underweight.

Medical supplies

The medical care provided by doctors and hospitals in Kyrgyzstan is above average, but is not as good as the average within the EU. The country provides 4.5 hospital beds per 1000 inhabitants. The worldwide average here is 2.7 beds and within the EU there are even 5.6 beds for every 1000 inhabitants.

With about 12,100 physicians in Kyrgyzstan, there are about 1.88 doctors per 1000 inhabitants. Here again the comparison: worldwide this standard is 1.50 physicians per 1000 inhabitants and in the EU even 3.57.

Through medical care, the mortality rate of major known diseases can be reduced as far as possible. For example, only about 25 percent of all people who suffer from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases or chylomicron retention disease (CRD) currently die.

Supply with drinking water

The graph shows the development of the drinking water supply in Kyrgyzstan. The direct and permanent supply of tested drinking water is shown in green. The red line shows the percentage of the population that is supplied with additional measures. In this case all origins such as tested springs or supplied water are included.

Drinking water supply in Kyrgyzstan

Only around 68 percent of the population has access to an immediately available running water supply. At least via springs and wells within a maximum distance of 30 minutes or supplied water, 87% of the population is supplied with largely clean drinking water. In a global comparison, only about 71% of the population has direct access to tested and always available drinking water. Within the European Union, this share is 97%. Only in a few countries does the proportion fall below 10%.



Sources

Above data correspond to the information of the World Health Organization, Global Health Workforce Statistics, UNICEF, State of the World's Children, Childinfo, Global Health Observatory Data Repository and OECD. The daily case numbers for the spread of the corona virus come from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).