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The government of Uzbekistan has identified two cases COVID-19

Two members of the Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan has received a positive test for the coronavirus that investigation, said on Thursday the operational headquarters under the Cabinet of Ministers of the country.

The number of reported cases of the coronavirus in the country increased to 5697, 19 patients died, 4131 recovered. Earlier, the President of the country Shavkat Mirziyoev said that the situation with COVID-19 in the country is becoming more complex, it is necessary to strengthen vigilance in the fight against the pandemic.

"As a result of testing, it was confirmed that two employees of the Cabinet of Ministers is coronavirus infection", - stated in the message in the Telegram channel oberstab. To determine the number of persons in contact with infected conducted an epidemiological investigation.

In a press-service of the government, RIA Novosti said that the Cabinet of Ministers is working as usual. "The coronavirus in asymptomatic form was detected in two people after the regular testing of employees of the government", - said the representative of the Cabinet.

The Uzbek authorities extended the quarantine in the Republic before August 1. All regions are divided into "zones" depending on the distribution COVID-19 - "red" most dangerous, "yellow" and "green", free of the virus. At the same quarantine conditions began to soften in late April: the population was allowed to walk near the house, for weddings and other celebrations, eased restrictions on the use of personal vehicles. In prosperous regions are objects of trade, public catering and culture. Resumed transport passenger transport in cities, as well as between Tashkent and regions.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 8 million infections, more than 440 thousand people died.

Current information on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and worldwide can be found on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.