Coronavirus in Tajikistan: 12,588 officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported in Tajikistan as of the evening of December 10

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According to the data from the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP), 37 new officially confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of the officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to 12,588 as of the evening of December 10.


The number of coronavirus-linked deaths remains the same in the country – 88, a MoHSPP says.


41 COVID-19 patients were reportedly discharged after recovery yesterday.  In all, 12,009 (97.4 percent) coronavirus patients have reportedly recovered in the country as of the evening of December 10.


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.


The coronavirus COVID-19 is reportedly affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.


Meanwhile, the head of the Gamaleya Research Institute Alexander Gintsburg said yesterday that more than 150,000 Russian citizens have been immunized against the coronavirus with the “Sputnik V” vaccine.


“This is the highest number of people vaccinated against COVID-19, [higher] than in any other country in the world using any other similar [vaccine],” he said, as quoted by RIA Novosti.


In turn, Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova promised that immunization against the coronavirus will begin in all of Russia’s regions before the end of the week.


Source: Asia Plus