Thursday, 22, February, 2024

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The total number of detected coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan reached 1,678, the Ministry of Health said. In total, 51 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Tuesday, which is less than the day before (62).

The special commission is getting ready for various possible evolvements of the coronavirus situation, said the expert of the anti-coronavirus headquarters at the Ministry of Health Khabibulla Okilov at a briefing at Information and Mass Communications Agency.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a telephone conversation with President of the European Council Charles Michel, the presidential press service said.

Uzbekistan delivered two batches of humanitarian aid to Russia, the Uzbek embassy to Moscow said in a statement. The first shipment was delivered to the Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport on Saturday, the second – today on April 20. In total, it is planned to send to Russia 5 million medical masks, as well as medical gauze.

At the videoconference meeting on April 20, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev instructed the Special Republican Commission to Combat Coronavirus to gradually ease lockdown measures in provinces, districts and cities where no cases of coronavirus were detected or the epidemiological situation has improved, the presidential press service said.

The total number of confirmed coronavirus infection cases in Uzbekistan at 23:30 on April 20 has reached 1,627, the Ministry of Health said. During Monday, 62 new cases of coronavirus were reported (75 a day earlier), with 261 patients recovered and 5 people dead.

Uzbekistan Post has partially resumed sending airmail starting from April 20, the IT Development Ministry said. Since March 20, due to the announcement of the lockdown measures, mail has been sent by land transport.

What is Human Resources Management? Employees of a company are considered to be the most important asset within this organization, thus making the effective management of human resources central to strategic planning for a business to thrive. Both private and public companies of different sizes and shapes rely on their HR contingencies and managers able to oversee them. During the last decade the perception about the role of HR in our country has shifted to become a key factor in meeting an organization’s objectives and enhancing its business performance. Therefore, demand for human resources management specialists is rising in job market of Uzbekistan too.

As of 23:00 April 18, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan reached 1,490, the Ministry of Health said.

The lockdown measures (quarantine), introduced by the Special Republican Commission until April 20, as well as an enhanced regime to counter the spread of coronavirus infection, were extended until May 10, the commission announced in a statement yesterday.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan, as of 23:00 on April 17, reached 1405, the Ministry of Health said. During Friday, 56 new confirmed cases were reported, a day earlier - 47. To date, 156 people recovered and 4 died.

President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting on the ties with international financial institutions in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the presidential press service said.

A group of 15 consultants and medical experts from China landed in Uzbekistan on Friday to help combat the spread of COVID-19, the Chinese Embassy in Tashkent said.

The Cotton Campaign welcomes the challenge put forward by Uzbekistan’s Minister of Labor Khusanov to end the Uzbek Cotton Pledge and work collaboratively to “enter a new chapter of reform” and to promote employment opportunities for the people of Uzbekistan. Indeed, since forming in 2007, the Cotton Campaign has worked to end the state sponsored forced labor system that has held the country back for so long. Now the Cotton Campaign is taking the initiative to develop a framework to encourage responsible sourcing, while providing brands with assurances that forced labor is addressed and civil society is empowered.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed a decree Thursday creating the Citizens Chamber (CC) under the President, Uzbekistan 24 reported.

Many Uzbekistan banks have imposed restrictions for buying US dollars this week after the Uzbek soum lost 5% against other currencies, with many banks not selling more than US$ 200 per person. This move could probably be aimed at preventing further slipping of the Uzbek currency.

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered 131,320 kg of food assistance worth almost $400,000 to Uzbekistan. This food assistance will reach more than 35,000 of the most vulnerable Uzbekistani citizens and be distributed through more than 144 health and social protection facilities. This includes facilities that are providing COVID-19 related quarantine services, long-term care to patients with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (TB), to orphanages and mental health facilities.

The most popular messaging and voice over IP service in Uzbekistan Telegram is now available in the Uzbek language. The update is currently available on iOS and Android (coming soon on the desktop version).

As of 22:30 on April 15, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Uzbekistan increased by 27 and reached 1302, the Ministry of Health said.

Uzbekistan’s GDP growth Q1 of 2020 is expected at 4.1-4.4%, the Deputy PM/ Minister of Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Jamshid Kuchkarov said at a briefing on Wednesday.