45 new officially confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to 7,583 as of the evening of August, 4, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP) said.

The number of coronavirus-linked deaths has been reported in the country at 61, according to a MoHSPP.

6,356 (83.8) COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered as of the evening of August 4, 2020. 39 patients were released from hospitals yesterday  

More than 1,100 people in Tajikistan have reportedly been treating COVID-19 at home under supervision of family doctors.    

Meanwhile, the deputy head of the Sughd Health Directorate, Marouf Hojiboyev, says that analysis carried out over the past ten days shows that the number of pneumonia and coronavirus cases has increased in the province.      

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.