Tuesday, 07, April, 2020

National

The adviser to the Prime Minister in charge of industrial development and cooperation ties Botir Khojaev retired from politics. The decree was signed by the PM Aripov, a source in the government told the Tashkent Times.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan has reached 457, the Ministry of Health said. In total, 115 people were tested positive for coronavirus on April 6, the highest daily rise in cases (a day earlier - 76 new cases).

Self-isolation regimen introduced on April 1 is to become mandatory from April 6 in Tashkent, Nukus, as well as provincial centers. This decision was adopted at a meeting on April 4 by the Special Republican Commission to Combat Coronavirus.

The total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reached 310, the Ministry of Health said in a statement. Most cases were among citizens who were quarantined, the statement added. As of 10:00 on April 5, more than 100 thousand people were in stationary and home quarantine.

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has announced an additional contribution to Uzbekistan’s efforts to combat COVID-19.

Mass testing for coronavirus is not planned in Uzbekistan, the chief state sanitary inspector Nurmat Atabekov announced at a briefing on Wednesday.

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Uzbekistan has reached 173, the chief state sanitary inspector Nurmat Atabekov announced on Wednesday.

The Russian billionaire of Uzbek origin Alisher Usmanov donated US$ 20 million to the Public Fund “Mehr-Shafqat wa Salomatlik” (Mercy and Health), Uzbekistan 24 reported.

The Jack Ma Foundation and the Alibaba Foundation today announced donations of essential medical supplies to seven more countries, namely Azerbaijan, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Vietnam.

From 6:00 a.m. March 30 to April 20, vehicle circulation in Tashkent, Nukus and provincial centers, as well as between provinces, will only be allowed with a special permit in the form of a sticker issued by public service centers. The decision was taken by the Special Republican Commission to Combat Coronavirus.