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Covid Treatment In Tajikistan

The COVID-19 pandemic in Tajikistan is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus. The virus was confirmed to have spread to Tajikistan when its index cases, in Dushanbe and Khujand, were confirmed on 30 April 2020. The Tajik Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population reported that from 01/02 till 31/03/2020, 6.222 persons who arrived in Tajikistan from foreign states were quarantined at the country’s infectious diseases hospitals and sanatoriums. Now, 2.146 of them were discharged and 4.076 are still in quarantine. Despite the fact that no cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Tajikistan, practical measures are still being taken to prevent its spread.At a round table on April 1, the Ministry of Health of Tajikistan discussed that the country needs to strengthen measures to prevent the virus from entering the country. “Tajikistan is one of 13 countries in the world where no cases of COVID-19 infection have been recorded,” said Tajik Deputy Minister of Health Shodikhon Jamshed. “In this regard, we need to strengthen preventive measures to prevent the spread of this virus in the country.”China has provided humanitarian assistance to Tajikistan to support the Tajik authorities’ preventive and mitigation efforts against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The handover ceremony of the humanitarian assistance took place on the Tajik-Chinese border in the Gorno Badakhshan Autonomous Region on March 30.  According to Tajik MFA information department, the assistance includes 2,000 kits of nucleic acid reagents to detect the virus that causes COVID-19, 1,000 medical protective coveralls, 500 non-contact thermometers, 1,000 medial eyeglasses, 1,000 pairs of disposable medical gloves, an 1,000 pairs of disposable medical overshoes. Due to a coronavirus outbreak, Tajikistan suspended flights from Somon Air and China Southern Airlines to China, as well as flights to Iran and Afghanistan. A headquarters has been set up at the Tajik Ministry of Education and Science to provide information on preventing the spread of coronavirus. According to the work plan, all educational institutions must comply with hygiene standards and use anti-virus materials, including masks

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