Uzbekistan has spent more than one million tests on COVID-19

More than 1 million tests conducted in Uzbekistan on coronavirus COVID-19 since the discovery of infection in the country, said Monday the first Deputy Director of the Agency for sanitary and epidemiological surveillance of the country Batyr Kurbanov.

In Uzbekistan on 15 March revealed the first Republic in the case COVID-19. By Monday morning the number of reported cases rose to 6358, died 19 patients, 4377 recovered. Earlier, the President of the country Shavkat Mirziyoev said that the situation with the coronavirus in the country is becoming more complex, it is necessary to strengthen vigilance in the fight against the pandemic.

Kurbanov reported that currently in quarantine are 59.5 thousand citizens who have arrived from areas with unfavourable epidemiological situation or have been in contact with sick people. Including 36.6 thousand placed on home quarantine and 22.9 thousand on fixed.

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.

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