One COVID-19 patient died yesterday, bringing a total number of the noel coronavirus-linked deaths in the country to 63, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP).

44 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 7,871 as of the evening of August 11, a MoHSPP said.  

6,653 COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered as of the evening of August 11, 2020.  39 OVID-19 patients were released from hospitals yesterday after recovery.  

Besides, more than 1,000 people in Tajikistan have reportedly been treating COVID-19 at home 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. 

Coronavirus cases around the globe have been reported at 20.2 million as of the evening of August 11, 2020, of which 12.5 million have recovered and 740,000 have died.