To date, the number of cases of coronavirus infection in Uzbekistan has increased by 11 and made up 144 people.
As previously reported, on the instructions of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, a special Republican commission to prepare a program of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus in the country in order to ensure sanitary and epidemiological welfare of the population decided to completely stop air traffic and suspend all airports of Uzbekistan from 00:01 hours on 30 March 2020 to 00:01 hours on 20 April 2020.
Tashkent police has denied rumors about the abolition of the import of agricultural products due to the introduction of a temporary restriction on the movement of vehicles. This was reported by the press service of the department.
At a time when the coronavirus pandemic poses a global threat, our country is taking urgent and decisive measures to prevent the spread of this infection. In particular, healthcare providers use all their skills to help patients with coronavirus infection recover.
The rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic throughout the world places an even greater responsibility on healthcare providers. Not only those who suffer from coronavirus infection, but all of humanity with eyes full of hope are riveted to doctors. Deeply aware of this huge responsibility, medical workers boldly and energetically entered the heroic fight against coronavirus and achieve effective results. We are glad that among hundreds of thousands of dedicated specialists there are medical workers in our country.
The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in Uzbekistan increased by 29 and reached 133. This was reported by the Ministry of Health of Uzbekistan.
According to the order of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev, the Republican Special Commission decided to prepare a program of measures to prevent the entry and spread of coronavirus, set a number of restrictions and take certain measures.
The international community, represented by the UN and other international organizations, is urging states to ensure respect for human rights when taking government measures to combat the threat to public health in the context of the COVID-19 virus pandemic.
The heads of diplomatic missions of Uzbekistan and the United States held a videoconference, the purpose of which was to coordinate joint efforts to mitigate the effects of the spread of coronavirus, to assist citizens of the two countries in the current conditions, as well as the development of bilateral relations in general.