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Uzbekistan received the delivery of the first batch of Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine on Friday. The delivery was carried out with the assistance of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the Ministry of Health said.

On April 22, the Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov had a telephone conversation with the Secretary of State of the United States of America Anthony Blinken, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.

Once-a-week Tashkent to Tel Aviv charter flights will resume on May 4. The Uzbek Embassy in Israel is taking steps to attract a tourist flow from Israel to Uzbekistan, given the launched Uzbekistan - Safe travel Guaranteed system, Dunyo said.

Siemens Energy was selected by engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) company, Enter Engineering Pte. Ltd., to supply two low-emission compression trains for Phase I of the Gazli Underground Gas Storage (UGS) project in the Bukhara region of Uzbekistan.

The Prime Minister Abdulla Aripov is expected to meet his Tajik counterpart Kokhir Rasulzoda in Khujand on April 24, the Tajik Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

The Russian airline Royal Flight has received permit to operate regular flights between Moscow and Andijan, the Uzaviation agency.

A truck, which was carrying a flock of sheep on the 4R-38 overturned near Pakhtakor, Jjizzakh province on the evening of April 20, the Emergency Situations Minister said.

The Ministry of Health reported that a total of 27,828 people in Uzbekistan were vaccinated on April 20 against COVID-19, bringing, the total number of vaccinated to 458,555.

Сar production fell sharply in the Q1 in Uzbekistan. This may be due to the suspension of operations at the Asaka plant in January and the shortage of semiconductor items during the pandemic, the Statistics Committee said.

On April 20, President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Awarding the veterans of the World War II Decree, UzA reported.

After the presentation to the President of the Samarkand airport reconstruction project, the Deputy PM/Minister of Tourism and Sports Aziz Abdukhakimov told reporters about the efforts aimed to attract foreign tourists to the city.

On April 15, 2021, the Uzaviation agency issued a permit to operate regular flights to Urgench and Fergana, Uzbekistan for Turkish Airlines from Istanbul.

Uzbekistan slips by 1 position to 157th among 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index published by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

The Chairman of Uzbekistan Airports Ranokhon Djuraeva presented the company's transformation plan to the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the presidential press service said.

Helminth control and elimination among children was launched in Uzbekistan on April 19, the Ministry of Health said. At the first stage, which will last until April 24, children from 2 to 10 years old (over 6.115 million) and schoolchildren under 15 years old (445 thousand) studying in high-risk zones - Bukhara, Kashkadarya, Surkhandarya, Syrdarya, Tashkent and Fergana provinces and Karakalpakstan.

Jaslyq colony in Karakalpakstan was not fully closed, there are about a hundred people sentenced to life imprisonment, the chief of the Ezgulik Human Rights Society Abdurakhmon Tashanov told the Kun.uz.

The Jizzakh province prosecutor's office opened a criminal case against a male in Jizzakh province Bakhmal district V.K., 52, for insulting the president on the Internet.

On April 19, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev got acquainted with a presentation on measures to transform Uzbekistan Airways and Uzbekistan Airports, the press service of the head of state said.

The President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has invited a full-fledged mission of the Bureau for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe to Uzbekistan to observe the presidential elections, the spokesman to the President Sherzod Asadov announced at a briefing today.

The Uzbek-Chinese vaccine ZF-UZ-VAC2001 has shown efficacy against the British and Brazilian strains of coronavirus, the Ministry of Innovation said in a statement.