Tenants of the roped-off house in the city center of Almaty, Kazakhstan, getting a breath of fresh air during the isolation period. March 23, 2020. Photo by Yenlik O'Neill

Photo Diary Shows Kazakhstan Living Through a Pandemic

On March 13, 2020, Kazakhstan declared a state of emergency and shortly after shut down its borders. The local population had to adapt to the new regime that was introduced to minimize the chances of the further virus outbreak on the territory of the state.