Coronavirus: 71 officially confirmed COVID-19 cases and one COVID-19-linked death reported in Tajikistan yesterday

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3,062 COVID-19 patients (+115 people) have reportedly recovered as of the evening of June 11, 2020.

 

One COVID-19-linked death was reported in the country yesterday, bringing a total number of the coronavirus related deaths in Tajikistan to 49.

 

The MoHSPP says 887 COVID-19 patients are still in hospitals under the supervision of doctors.

 

Recall, Tajik parliament has voted to criminalize spreading infectious and fine anybody not wearing a face mask while going out in public.

 

The bill, passed by Tajikistan’s lower chamber (Majlisi Namoyandagon) of parliament on June 10, provides for a prison sentence of between 2 and 5 years for the intentional transmission of infectious diseases and a prison sentence of up to 10 years if the act caused grievous bodily harm.

 

Parliament also approved fines of 580 somoni for physical entities and by a fine of 11,600 somoni for legal entities for disseminating inaccurate and untruthful information about pandemic through media and a fine from 116 to 290 somoni for anyone not wearing a mask in public or failing to practice physical distancing of two meters.

 

All the public facilities, clothing markets, shopping malls, beauty salons, sanatoriums, restaurants and others, which have been temporary closed due to COVID-19 related epidemiological situation will re-open as of 15 June 2020, in line with the decision  of  the  Inter-Agency  Standing Committee on COVID-19 Response.

 

Source: Asia Plus