Tajik national air carrier Tajik Air  operated special flight On March 26 to bring back Tajik citizens trapped in Moscow.

On March 25, Tajik Air operated a special commercial flight to carry 206 Russian nationals from Dushanbe to Moscow.

On March 26, Tajik national air carrier brought back to Dushanbe about 200 Tajik nationals, including 132 Tajik nationals who were planned to be carried to Dushanbe by Russian airline Utair.    

Recall, Tajikistan on March 20 closed its airports altogether, albeit some flights are still being serviced. Tajik nationals trapped abroad and wishing to return home are being offered slots on charter flights. 

Returnees are being placed in quarantine for safe measure. 

Tajikistan has received some assistance from the international community to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Germany has donated 1 million euros ($1.1 million) to pay for the purchase of personal protective equipment, medical equipment and training to combat the spread of COVID-19.

The Asian Development Bank gave $100,000 for the same purpose.

WHO and USAID gave protective equipment in kind for protection of hospital staff.

The Aga Khan Agency for Habitat Tajikistan (AKAH) has provided logistical support to the Tajik Government’s preparedness and response work, again in consultation and under the technical leadership of the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS).  The Swiss Development Corporation (SDC) has provided a $50,000 grant to AKAH Tajikistan for its work to support the Government’s response, specifically to supply and support quarantine centers in Murgab and Dushanbe.