The number of officially confirmed cases of covid-19 in Tajikistan reaches 6,741

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5,431 COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered as of the evening of July 16, 2020. 48 coronavirus survivors were reportedly discharged from hospitals yesterday.


According to a MoHSPP, an official number of the coronavirus-linked deaths in the country is 56.


Some 200 people hospitalized on suspicion of contracting COVID-19 are under supervision of doctors.


Meanwhile, Khujand Mayor Marouf Muhamamdzda says the data on the exact number of COVID-19 cases and the COVID-linked deaths in the Sughd province will be known on July 21, when the Sughd Health Directorate representatives will give a news conference to report on the results of work carried out in the first half of this year.


“3,093 people, including 2,347 residents of Khujand, have been treated in medical facilities of the city since the first cases of atypical pneumonia have been registered in the province,” Muhammadzoda told reporters in Khujand on July 16.


Deputy Khujand Mayor, Firouza Nourullozoda, added that people suspected of contracting pneumonia or the novel coronavirus had been sent to four hospitals in Khujand: the regional hospital: the city maternity hospital; city hospital # 2; and city infectious diseases hospital.


According to her, the COVID-19 situation has improved in the city.


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.


Source: Asia Plus