12:01 / 17.03.2020
Coronavirus: Uzbekistan confirms 10 cases

The number of coronavirus cases has reached 10 in Uzbekistan.

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The spouse of the patient, who arrived from Istanbul on March 15, as well as another passenger of the same flight, have been tested positive for coronavirus.

“Earlier we reported that a citizen of Uzbekistan who arrived from Turkey on March 15 was diagnosed with coronavirus. Recently it became known that another passenger of the flight, as well as the spouse of the first patient, also have signs of the virus.
By now, 10 cases of infection have been confirmed. The condition of these patients, who are being treated at the clinic of the Institute of Virology, is satisfactory.

The epidemiological investigation is ongoing to prevent the spread of the infection,” the press service of the Health Ministry reported.