44 new officially confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of the officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to 6,595 as of the evening of July 13, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP).  

5,278 (80 percent) COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered as of the evening of July 13, 2020.  50 coronavirus survivors were reportedly discharged from hospitals yesterday.

According to a MoHSPP, an official number of the coronavirus-linked deaths in the country is 55.  

Meanwhile, 184 people hospitalized on suspicion of contracting COVID-19 are under supervision of doctors.   

In addition, more than 1,000 people in Tajikistan have reportedly been receiving outpatient care.  The condition of these patients is reportedly satisfactory and they are under supervision of family doctors.  

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.