Tuesday, 07, April, 2020

National

The number of detected cases of coronavirus in Uzbekistan reached 133, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Uzbekistan increased by 13 and reached 88, the Ministry of Health said.

From 6:00 on March 27, the ingress to Samarkand will be closed for all vehicles, including buses, minibuses and cars, the governor’s office said.

The number of coronavirus cases confirmed in Uzbekistan has increased by 10 to 75 in one day, the Ministry of Health said.

From 00:01 AM today, the ingress and egress from Tashkent city of all types of transport will be closed, including buses, cars, aircraft and rail transport. This decision was taken on Monday by the Special Republican Commission for the Control of Coronavirus, according to the Koronavirus Info Telegram channel.

On March 24, there will be showers in some areas of Uzbekistan, with the temperature dropping to +15 to +20 degrees. Only in the northern provinces there will be no precipitation, Uzhydromet reported.

Uzbekistan Airways cancels all domestic flights from 00:01 on March 24 for an indefinite period, the company said. The Uzbekistan Foreign Ministry also warned that due to the airline’s crew being quarantined after returning from countries with an unfavorable epidemiological situation, charter flights for carrying of foreign citizens from Uzbekistan are being delayed for three days.

Starting from March 24, all retail points of non-food products, construction materials, automotive, household appliances and others and shopping centers in Tashkent have been temporarily closed, the mayor’s office said.

According to the Health Ministry, the number of Uzbeks infected with coronavirus has reached 49. Two men who arrived from Russia, and the wife of a patient who returned from Turkey were tested positive for coronavirus.

The briefing on anti-coronavirus measures is being held with the participation of the chief of the State Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance Authority/Chief State Sanitary Inspector Nurmat Otabekov.