2020 coronavirus pandemic in Kyrgyzstan
|2020 Coronavirus Pandemic in Kyrgyzstan|
1 and more case of disease
|First outbreak||Wuhan, Hubei, China|
|Arrival date||18 March 2020|
On 12 January 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that a novel coronavirus was the cause of a respiratory illness in a cluster of people in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, which was reported to the WHO on 31 December 2019.
On 18 March 2020, the first three cases in the country were confirmed, after a citizen returned from Saudi Arabia according to the nation's health ministry, prior to the first reported case Kyrgyzstan closed its borders to foreigners. Kyrgyzstan along with neighboring Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, and Uzbekistan have also taken measures to limit or ban large public gatherings, as well as banning Friday prayers at mosques. The health ministry also confirmed that all three suspected COVID-19 carriers are currently in quarantine.
On 20 March 2020, three new cases were reported in Nookat District, Osh Region in southern Kyrgyzstan. Those infected had also recently returned from a religious pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. A state of emergency was declared in the district.
The government declared a one-month state of emergency starting 22 March 2020. On the same day, all public transportation ceased operation in Bishkek, with exception of trolleybuses, as a precondition measure aimed at containing the spread of the virus in the capital.
On 24 March 2020, the government issued a decree declaring the state of emergency from 25 March till 15 April in three major cities of Bishkek, Osh and Jalal-Abad, while local emergencies were declared in three provincial districts. In Bishkek, curfew was imposed from 20:00-07:00 local time, and checkpoints on the roads were established in and out of the city.
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