Thirteen new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of the officially registered cases of COVID-19 in the country since June 21 to 63.

According to data the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP), 17 cases of COVID-19 were officially registered on June 21, 15 other cases of COVID-19 were officially registered on June 22, and 18 COVID-19 cases were officially confirmed on June 23. 

Eleven COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered as of the evening of June 24, according to a MoHSPP. 

Thus, a total number of the confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in Tajikistan has reached 13,371 since April 30, 2020, when its index cases were confirmed in Dushanbe and Khujand.

The number of those who have been cured in Tajikistan since April 30, 2020 reached 13,229 (99.3 percent).

The number of the coronavirus-related deaths also remains the same in the country – 90. 

Meanwhile, the authorities have not yet taken strict restrictive measures in connection with detection of new cases of COVID-19 in the country.  Rehearsals for senior school students and university students for participation in celebrations to mark the 30th anniversary of Tajikistan’s Independence are still going on in Tajikistan.

Dushanbe Mayor Rustam Emomali, however, instructed local medical facilities to intensify the COVID-19 vaccination campaign and relevant structures to take practical steps for the diagnosis of the coronavirus infection and certain self-protection deadlines applicable to persons entering the country from abroad.