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2020 coronavirus pandemic in Uzbekistan
2020 coronavirus pandemic in Uzbekistan is located in Uzbekistan
2020 coronavirus pandemic in Uzbekistan
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationUzbekistan
First outbreakFrance, Turkey, United Kingdom, Switzerland
Index caseTashkent
Arrival date15 March 2020
(2 weeks and 6 days)
Confirmed cases241[1]
Recovered25[1]
Deaths
2[1]

The 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic was confirmed to have spread to Uzbekistan when its first case was confirmed on 15 March 2020. The case is a Uzbek citizen returning from France. Uzbekistan's Health Ministry has a list of people who were in contact with the victim, with plans to quarantine them. After the case was announced, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced a state of emergency in Kazakhstan, and promptly closed the border with Uzbekistan. Two days before the first case of coronavirus, Uzbekistan suspended flights to France, Spain, and the United Kingdom. On 22 March 2020, Uzbekistan ordered companies in Tashkent to do remote working, as well as making protective masks mandatory. On March 27, 2020, the first death was reported in the country, who was a 72-year-old woman.

As of 4 April, there have been 241 confirmed cases, 25 recoveries and 2 deaths.

Timeline

On 28 February 2020, Uzbekistan Airways suspended flights to Jeddah and Medina.[2] On 13 March 2020, Uzbekistan suspended flights to France, Spain, and the United Kingdom.[3] Two days later, the country confirmed its first case of coronavirus, who was an Uzbek citizen returning from France.[4] Uzbekistan's Health Ministry published a list of people who were in contact with the victim, with plans to quarantine them.[5] After the case was announced, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev announced a state of emergency in Kazakhstan, and promptly closed the border with Uzbekistan.[6]

On 20 March 2020, the government announced that entertainment venues and tea houses would be closed and large weddings and other family gatherings would be prohibited.[7]

On 22 March 2020, Uzbekistan ordered companies in Tashkent to do remote working, as well as making protective masks mandatory.[8]

On 23 March 2020, the Uzbekistan government announced that a lockdown of Tashkent would start on the next day as an effort to contain the coronavirus.[9]

On March 27, 2020, the first death was reported in the country; that of a 72-year-old woman who had underlying health conditions and suffered a heart attack. She was appeared to have been infected by her daughter who had recently returned from Turkey.[10]

On March 28, 2020, [11] the second death was also confirmed. A doctor in Uzbekistan died on Saturday after unsuccessfully trying to treat a coronavirus infection that he kept secret, the Central Asian nation's healthcare ministry said. The 39-year-old man had been in contact with Uzbek "patient zero", it said in a statement, who appeared to have infected him. He was hospitalized on March 26 in grave condition and died two days later, becoming the second coronavirus patient to die in Uzbekistan.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "COVID-19 koronavirus infeksiyasi" (in Uzbek). Ministry of Health (Uzbekistan). Retrieved 30 March 2020.
  2. ^ Seyfaddini, Ilkin (28 February 2020). "Uzbekistan Airways suspends flights to Jeddah, Medina". en.trend.az. Archived from the original on 22 March 2020. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Uzbekistan suspends flights to and from France, Spain and UK". reuters.com. 13 March 2020. Archived from the original on 22 March 2020. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Uzbekistan confirms first coronavirus case - govt". Reuters. 15 March 2020. Archived from the original on 19 March 2020. Retrieved 20 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Uzbekistan confirms its first coronavirus case". aa.com.tr. Archived from the original on 19 March 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan close borders after first coronavirus cases". National Post. Reuters. 15 March 2020. Retrieved 15 March 2020.
  7. ^ "Central Asia tightens restrictions as coronavirus spreads". Reuters. 21 March 2020. Retrieved 2 April 2020.
  8. ^ "Uzbekistan makes masks, remote work mandatory in capital". reuters.com. 22 March 2020. Archived from the original on 22 March 2020. Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  9. ^ "Uzbekistan to Lock Down Capital Tashkent Due to Coronavirus". The New York Times. 23 March 2020.
  10. ^ News Desk (27 March 2020). "Uzbekistan reports first coronavirus death as it widens lockdowns". The Jakarta Post. Reuters. Retrieved 27 March 2020.
  11. ^ Uzbek Doctor, 39, Dies After Coronavirus Self-Treatment
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