43 new officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Tajikistan on Friday

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6,193 (83.5 percent) COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered as of the morning of August 1, 2020. 42 COVID patients recovered on Friday, July 31.


According to a MoHSPP, 60 officially confirmed COVID-19-linked deaths () have been reported in the country as of the morning of 28.


More than 1,100 people in Tajikistan have reportedly been treating COVID-19 at home under supervision of family doctors.


The COVID-19 pandemic in Tajikistan is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The virus was confirmed to have spread to Tajikistan when its index cases, in Dushanbe and Khujand, were confirmed on April 30, 2020.


Recall, Kyrgyzstan on July 30 observed national day of mourning to commemorate victims of the coronavirus pandemic that has swept across the country. According to the Health Ministry, the number of coronavirus cases in Kyrgyzstan as of July 30 was 35,143, of which 24,474 people had recovered and 1,364 patients had died.


In Kazakhstan, Sanitary Inspector-General Aizhan Esmaghambetova announced that as of July 31 masks must be worn by people when they are outdoors, in shops, pharmacies, public transportation, and other public places. As of July 30, the number of coronavirus cases in the country was reported at 87,644, including 793 deaths.


In Uzbekistan, authorities said on July 29 that Deputy Finance Minister Yorqin Tursunov had died of COVID-19 at the age of 55. According to the Finance Ministry, Tursunov was hospitalized with acute COVID-19 symptoms two days earlier. Also on July 29, the country’s Sanitary Inspector-General Nurmat Otabekov said he had tested positive and is being treated.


Uzbek health authorities said that as of late on July 29, the number of coronavirus cases in the country was 22,585, including 131 deaths.


Turkmenistan is the only country in the region that has not officially registered a single coronavirus case. Meanwhile, Radio Liberty says authorities in the eastern region of Lebap have ordered local residents to bury their dead in graves that “are not visible from satellites,” namely to have the graves flat and without stones. The order reportedly came after the ASSA news website reported about COVID-19 victims in the western region of Balkan, providing pictures taken from Google Map archives showing increasing number of new graves in the city of Balkanabat.


Source: Asia Plus