Uzbekistan’s healthcare system ready to ease quarantine – Khabibulla Akilov

The health care system of Uzbekistan and khokimiyats (district and regional administrations) are ready to ease quarantine restrictions introduced in the country from July 10. how reports Gazeta.uz, a member of the headquarters for the fight against coronavirus, Professor Khabibulla Akilov, stated this in the program of the Uzbekistan 24 TV channel.

“If two or three weeks ago we called people to be vigilant, we ourselves called for panic, today we want to say that there is no reason for panic. The situation is under control. The doctors are trained. There is the necessary equipment, reserves, beds. If quarantine measures are relaxed, then our health care system and khokimiyats are ready for a potential increase in the number of patients. Therefore, there is no reason for concern, ”he said.

At a briefing on August 3, Khabibulla Akilov said that if within two weeks (until August 15) the daily increase in new cases of coronavirus decreases to 400 per day, then the issue of easing quarantine measures could be considered. The last two days, this number has been approaching 800

Quarantine restrictions in Uzbekistan were introduced from July 10 to August 1, and then extended until August 15th. Moreover, in the Kashkadarya region started to ease quarantine from August 3.

According to the Ministry of Health of the republic, the number of cases of coronavirus detected in the country at the end of August 3 increased to 26301, having increased by 748 per day. The total number of recovered patients was 17262. The number of patients who died who were diagnosed with COVID-19 reached 159.

Now 8,880 people are undergoing treatment in medical institutions, 927 of them are in serious condition, 224 are extremely serious.



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