Thursday, 22, February, 2024

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The Prosecutor General's Office reported on the devastating effects of a strong of 25 m / s wind in the Bukhara province between 20:00 and 22:30 on Monday.

The second batch of humanitarian aid from the Chinese government was delivered to Uzbekistan on April 29, the Chinese Embassy in Tashkent said.

Circulation on personal vehicles in Uzbekistan will be allowed in the morning - from 7:00 to 10:00 and in the evening - from 17:00 to 20:00. This became known during a video conference meeting chaired by the president, Uzbekistan 24 reported.

The Legislative Chamber at its today’s session approved the government’s proposal for Uzbekistan to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) as an observer state.

2 billion soums, or US$ 200 thous., worth of medical equipment arrived from Korea to Uzbekistan on Monday, donated by General Motors and Korean automotive component suppliers as humanitarian aid and a goodwill gesture in support of the fight against coronavirus.

As of April 27, 10 PM, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan stood at 1,904, the Ministry of Health said. Earlier, the authorities extended all lockdown measures until May 10.

On April 27, Shavkat Mirziyoyev chaired a meeting on the analysis of the work progress and the next tasks in geology, the presidential press service said in a statement.

Uzbekistan’s population as of April 1, 2020 reached 34.03 million, an increase by 131.6 thousand or % 0.4 YTD, the State Statistics Committee said in a report.

In response to the global COVID-19 threat, the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) at the U.S. Embassy Tashkent, recently donated 1,000 tests to the Uzbekistan Ministry of Health (MOH).  The donation was made in conjunction with practical training provided by experts from DTRA’s prime contractor in Tashkent, TMC Global Professional Services (TMC).  The training took a stepwise approach to increase the testing capacity of MOH diagnostic laboratories.

As of April 25, 2020, 11:00 PM, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan stands at 1,862,” the Health Ministry said in a statement.

The Special Republican Anti-Coronavirus Commission of Uzbekistan has taken a decision to allow some trades to resume operations on Friday.

The cost of treating one patient infected with coronavirus in Uzbekistan ranges from 32 to 64 million soums, (US$ 3.2 to 6.4 thous.), the Health Minister Alisher Shadmanov announced at a briefing on Thursday.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan at 22:30 on April 23 reached 1,758, the Ministry of Health reported.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree appointing Erkin Hamraev as new deputy foreign minister. Prior to his appointment, he worked as the Uzbekistan Consul General in Frankfurt am Main (Germany).

The Uzbek-native Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov donated US$ 20 million to Uzbekistan during the pandemic. He will soon donate allocated another US$ 5 million, the Deputy Prime Minister Jamshid Kochkarov during a session of the International Press Club on April 23.

The chief state sanitary inspector Nurmat Otabekov expressed his opinion on when the lockdown could end in Uzbekistan.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev yesterday spoke to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan  over the phone. At the beginning of the conversation, the two leaders exchanged sincere congratulations on the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, wished to each other and the fraternal peoples of the two states the health, prosperity and well-being.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan at 23:00 on April 22 stands at 1,716, the Ministry of Health said.

Uzbekistan and Russia are readying a comprehensive strategic partnership declaration. The accord could be signed during the visit of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev to Russia, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

The U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo commended the Partnership for Innovation program in Uzbekistan. On his Twitter page, he welcomed the launch of a Telegram channel with local activists to provide free psychological counseling to Uzbeks in crisis, especially for people vulnerable to domestic abuse. “We take domestic violence seriously, and our foreign aid reflects that - proud of our USAID colleagues working with partners in Uzbekistan to help families dealing with the stress and pressure from COVID19”, he said.