Tuesday, 26, May, 2020

National

On May 5, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a video conference, at which he spoke about emergencies in the Bukhara and Syrdarya provinces.

Starting from May 8, one of three lockdown levels will take effect in the provinces - Red, Yellow and Green. According to the decision of the Special Anti-Coronavirus Commission, in all provinces, regardless of the level of lockdown, a number of previously introduced requirements and restrictions will remain.

The Senate will convene for its fourth plenary session on May 11 in a video conference format, the press service of the Senate said.

Starting May 8, following the assessment of the sanitary-epidemiological situation, in Tashkent and in the provinces the lockdown measures shall apply based on the levels assigned to them - Red, Yellow or Green. The decision was made by the Special Anti-Coronavirus Commission on Wednesday.

The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC/CAR) has pledged $6.8 million to support governments in Central Asia in managing the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, including $2.07 million for Uzbekistan.   

The Foreign Ministers of Uzbekistan and China Abdulaziz Kamilov and Wang Yi held telephone conversations, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Based on the specific indices - number of cases and the recovered, Red, Yellow and Green levels will be assigned to districts and cities, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the government meeting on Tuesday.

On the morning of May 1, a partial collapse of the dam occurred on the Sardoba reservoir in Syrdarya province. As a result of the flood, damage was caused to settlements and crops in the Sardoba, Akaltyn and Mirzaabad districts, with 4 people dead, buildings, roads, communications damaged, and over 60 thousand people evacuated from 22 villages in three districts.

Vehicle permits (stickers) will be canceled and personal vehicles will be allowed to circulate, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the government meeting on Tuesday.

Four people died, one went missing as a result of a flood due to the burst of the Sardoba reservoir dam on May 1 in Syrdarya province, the President Shavkat Mirziyoyev said at the government meeting on Tuesday.