One more Covid-19-linked death and 36 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Tajikistan yesterday

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One more COVID-19 patient died in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of the novel coronavirus-linked deaths in the country to 68, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP).


36 new officially confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to 8,449 as of the evening of August 27, a MoHSPP said.


7,246 (83.8 percent) COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered as of the evening of August 24, 2020.


Besides, more than 1,000 people in Tajikistan have reportedly been treating COVID-19 at home under supervision of family doctors.


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.


Meanwhile, according to COVID-19 data provided by Worldmeter, coronavirus cases around the globe have been reported at 24,628,080 since China reported its first cases to the World Health Organization (WHO) in December. Of them, 17,094,173 have recovered and 835,627 have died.


CNN reports that a CDC ensemble forecast projects more than 200,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States by September 19.


The White House has announced the purchase of 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests.


Latin America’s total number of COVID-19 cases has surpassed 7 million, according to Johns Hopkins University and CNN calculations.


Source: Asia Plus