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84 thousand Uzbeks returned home in 10 days

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a video-conference meeting on March 26 dedicated to strengthening the measures against the spread of coronavirus.

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The head of state noted the importance of systematic return of our citizens from abroad.

“Initially, we carried out the evacuation from China, and continue our efforts with citizens in other countries.  All our diplomatic missions abroad have special centers, which carried out 20 charter flights over the last 10 days.  About 4 thousand citizens were brought back from Russia, Turkey, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Egypt, Malaysia, India, Thailand, Indonesia and Germany, and more than 80 thousand compatriots returned from neighboring countries. They were all quarantined in dispensaries, sanatoriums and other medical institutions,” Mirziyoyev said.

In addition, diplomatic missions are working on providing Uzbekistan with testing kits, med84 thousand Uzbeks returned home in 10 days

President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a video-conference meeting on March 26 dedicated to strengthening the measures against the spread of coronavirus.

The head of state noted the importance of the systematic return of our citizens from abroad.

“Initially, we carried out the evacuation from China, and continue our efforts with citizens in other countries.  All our diplomatic missions abroad have special centers, which carried out 20 charter flights over the last 10 days.  About 4 thousand citizens were brought back from Russia, Turkey, Iran, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Egypt, Malaysia, India, Thailand, Indonesia and Germany, and more than 80 thousand compatriots returned from neighboring countries. They were all quarantined in dispensaries, sanatoriums and other medical institutions,” Mirziyoyev said.

In addition, diplomatic missions are working on providing Uzbekistan with testing kits, medical equipment and humanitarian supplies from Russia, China, and Singapore, as well as on attracting advanced and experienced specialists from leading countries.

According to the President, in order to prevent the spread of the infection, about 80 thousand people are quarantined at home, 12 thousand citizens – in hospitals.ical equipment and humanitarian supplies from Russia, China, and Singapore, as well as on attracting advanced and experienced specialists from leading countries.

According to the President, in order to prevent the spread of the infection, about 80 thousand people are quarantined at home, 12 thousand citizens – in hospitals.

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