Kazakhstan’s Oil and Gas National Company continues to render support as part of fight against COVID-19
BAKU, Azerbaijan, Sept. 16
By Nargiz Sadikhova – Trend:
During the coronavirus pandemic, Kazakhstan’s KazMunayGas (KMG) national company allocated 3.6 billion tenge ($8.4 million) to fight the virus, the company told Trend on Sept. 16.
These funds were used to purchase reanimation vehicles, oxygen concentrators, devices for artificial ventilation of the lungs, personal protective equipment, as well as baskets with food for low-income families from the districts in which the company operates.
"KMG’s subsidiaries have also supported the local structures and medical institutions by providing with vehicles and personal protective equipment," the company said.
KMG currently continues to support doctors and local structures in the districts as part of the general fight against coronavirus.
KazMunayGas (KMG) National Company is the Kazakh operator for exploration, production, processing and transportation of hydrocarbons, representing the interests of the state in the Kazakh oil and gas industry.
The first two cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Kazakhstan on March 13, 2020. The Kazakh citizens, who returned from Germany, were immediately placed in a medical facility in Almaty city.
In accordance with the latest data, the total number of people infected with coronavirus in Kazakhstan is 106,984.
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