COVID-19 pandemic in Uzbekistan
|COVID-19 pandemic in Uzbekistan|
Map of the outbreak in Uzbekistan by region (as of 13 May 2020)
|Arrival date||15 March 2020|
(6 months and 2 weeks)
Uzbekistan's Health Ministry has a list of people who were in contact with the victim, with plans to quarantine them.
After the case was announced, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced a state of emergency in Kazakhstan, and promptly closed the border with Uzbekistan. Two days before the first case of coronavirus, Uzbekistan suspended flights to France, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
On 22 March 2020, Uzbekistan ordered companies in Tashkent to do remote working, as well as making protective masks mandatory.
As of 13 May 2020, there have been 2,568 confirmed cases, 2,046 recoveries and 10 deaths.
References[change | change source]
- "COVID-19 koronavirus infeksiyasi" (in Uzbek). Ministry of Health (Uzbekistan). Archived from the original on 6 May 2020. Retrieved 13 May 2020.
- "Uzbekistan confirms first coronavirus case - govt". Reuters. 2020-03-15. Retrieved 2020-05-11.
- "Uzbekistan suspends flights to and from France, Spain and UK". Reuters. 2020-03-13. Retrieved 2020-05-11.