In Uzbekistan, the first case of coronavirus infection was officially registered on March 15, 2020. In the same month, flights and railway services were suspended in the republic, restrictions on holding mass events were imposed, and educational institutions were closed. (more…)
According to experts, the problem of ungraded schools can be solved with developed infrastructure and high-speed internet access.
On October 4, the election of the 7th convocation of parliamentarians was held in Kyrgyzstan. For the first time, the election took place amid the pandemic.
Since Kazakhstan declared pandemic, over 46,000 health workers have been involved in the fight against coronavirus. As of September 23, 2020, 13,139 health workers had been infected with Covid-19, which is 22 per cent of their total number. 198 of them have died. (more…)
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, civil activists are being detained in Kazakhstan for peaceful actions and posts on Facebook, and doctors who tell about the problems with supplies in hospitals are intimidated and fired from job. (more…)
In early March, the authorities predicted three thousand coronavirus infected patients in Kazakhstan. Today, there are over 50 thousand infected in the country already. There is a shortage of hospital beds in Kazakh hospitals. Patients are placed in the corridors. Not everyone is admitted, only those under 60. (more…)
A TV journalist, Raushan Aitkulova, filed a petition to the General Prosecutor’s Office against the president of Kyrgyzstan, Sooronbai Zheenbekov, and the government saying they were guilty of coronavirus deaths. (more…)
«The current epidemiological situation in Kyrgyzstan associated with the outbreak of coronavirus exposed numerous problems in terms of ensuring national security, among which the most acute are the problems of ensuring uninterrupted food supplies, socio-economic stability and public health», – mentioned political analyst Arsen Usenov, in an article written specifically for CABAR.asia.
“The impact of the pandemic for Tajikistan will disperse into two stages; the negative impact on a global scale – at first, and the spread of COVID-19 domestically along with the imposed quarantine – at second,” notes independent analyst Doryush Soliev in his article for CABAR.asia. (more…)