Sunday, 12, July, 2020

National

Before the coronavirus pandemic, the number of unemployed in Uzbekistan was about 1.35 million, but now it has reached almost 2 million people, the Minister of Employment and Labor Relations, Nozim Khusanov said at a regular session of the international press club on June 7 dedicated to the development of the Ferghana province.

Public transport on urban and suburban routes will be allowed starting from June 8 in the Yellow and Green lockdown areas. This decision was made by the Special Republican Commission for the Control of Coronavirus.

748.5 thousand tests have been conducted in Uzbekistan Since the start of the coronavirus epidemic, of which 18.6 thousand over the last day, Botir Kurbanov, first deputy director of the Sanitary and Epidemiological Surveillance Agency, said at a briefing on Friday.

Canada will provide 250 thousand Canadian dollars (185 thousand US dollars) to combat coronavirus infection in Uzbekistan, the press service of the Uzbek Foreign Ministry said.

Photos of hens, which were distributed to workers of Almalyk Mining and Metallurgical Plant were posted on social networks.

Lockdown restrictions and rules in force in all regions of Uzbekistan have been revised to take into account the resumption of a number of activities, the press service of the Ministry of Health reported, citing a decision of the Special Republican Commission.

Starting July 1, the border guard troops of the State Security Service of Uzbekistan (SSS BG) will receive preliminary information about passengers of foreign airlines flying to Uzbekistan, the State Tourism Development Committee said in a statement.

From June 15, a number of activities shall be allowed depending on the lockdown-level, the press service of the Ministry of Health reported referring to the decision of the Special Republican Commission.

As of 11 PM, June 3 in Uzbekistan, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases stands at 3,843 (+28), the Health Ministry said in a statement.

On June 3, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev signed the Measures to Further Streamline Foreign Economic Activity and Stimulate Development of Domestic Motor Vehicles Market Decree, the Ministry of Justice said.