COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 10/22/20 Country-Specific Information:  Due to the health risks associated with COVID-19, the Department of State has issued a Level 3 Travel Advisory:  Reconsider travel to Kazakhstan due to COVID-19 .   The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a  Level 3 COVID-19 Outbreak Notice for Kazakhstan.  The Kazakhstani Ministry of Health has confirmed 109,907  cases of COVID-19 in the country as of October 22, 2020. There are an additional 36,381 cases of …

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Demonstration Alert – U.S. Mission Kazakhstan

Location:  Multiple cities Event:  Nationwide demonstrations on Friday, September 25, 2020 Demonstrations have been called for on Friday, September 25, 2020 beginning at 7 P.M. in the following locations: In Nur-Sultan from Trading House “Zhannur” on Abay Avenue; Aulie Khan street up to Kenesary street till Republic Avenue and along the Avenue to Trade House Esil; …

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Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting Reminder for Americans Abroad

 With election day fast approaching, we wish to remind U.S. citizens to take the necessary steps to vote.  With some three million American voters living overseas, absentee ballots truly have an impact.  Read on to familiarize yourself with how to make your voice heard this November.  Please note that although the U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan …

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Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Almaty (February 8, 2020)

Location: Masanchi village Event: Media is reporting ethnic violence between Kazakhs and Dungans in the village of Masanchi near the Kazakh/Kyrgyz border, 140km west of Almaty by air (250km via normally traveled roads). The violence included physical altercations, shooting, and residences set on fire. As a result of the violence overnight, the Government of Kazakhstan …

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