One more coronavirus-lined death was officially confirmed in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of the coronavirus-linked deaths officially confirmed in the country since June 21, 2021 to thirty-two.

Thus, a total number of the officially confirmed coronavirus-linked deaths in Tajikistan has reached 122 since April 30, 2020, when the infection index cases were officially confirmed in Dushanbe and Khujand.

Seventy-six new cases of COVID 19 have been officially confirmed in Tajikistan as of the evening of August 5, bringing a total number of COVID-19 cases officially reported in the country since June 21 to 2,133.

Thus, the total number of the officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 infection in Tajikistan has reached 15,440 since April 30, 2020, when its index cases were confirmed in the country.  

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP) says eighty-one COVID-19 patients recovered in the country yesterday, bringing a total number of those who have been cured in Tajikistan since April 30, 2020 to 14,948.

Meanwhile, according to unofficial data, the number of affected persons and deaths is in the thousands, because there are more infections, and the disease has become more severe. 

A MoHSPP says the covid vaccination campaign is under way in Tajikistan.  As of August 4, 1,013,808 people have been vaccinated in the country; 80,250 of them have got both COVID-19 vaccine shots.  Three coronavirus vaccines are used in Tajikistan: Moderna; AstraZeneca; and CoronaVac.   

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 30 April 2020.  

By January 13, 2021, it was reported by the government that all cases had either recovered or died, leaving the country free of COVID-19 for the first time since April 2020.  However, after five months and twenty-one days, Tajikistan officially confirmed 63 new COVID-19 cases and one coronavirus-linked death on June 21.   

The coronavirus COVID-19 is reportedly affecting 220 countries and territories.  According to COVID-19 data provided by Worldometer, coronavirus cases around the globe have been reported at 201,712,187 since China reported its first cases to the World Health Organization (WHO) in December 2019.  Of them, 181,469,854 have recovered and 4,280,563 have died.