Situation in Kyrgyzstan

March 29, 2020

84 confirmed cases of coronavirus are registered in KR for today. 14 new cases were identified on March 27, and another 26 have been reported today. According to Kasymbek Mambetov, The Deputy Chief of the Emergency Response Center of the Ministry of Health of KR, 13 new cases were registered in Jalal-Abad region, 6 in Osh, 4 in Bishkek, 2 in the Chuy region and 1 in Naryn.

Currently, work is underway to identify people who contacted them. Mambetov also noted that today 4 886 people are in observation.

Meanwhile, the Center of Initiative Youth launched a challenge in support of doctors.

"Dear friends, don’t feel blue during the quarantine. We suggest to clap to doctors from balconies every evening at 9 PM. Let’s support our doctors!", - they have written on Instagram page.

March 26, 2020

44 cases of COVID-19 have been officially registered in Kyrgyzstan as of today. Two new cases were reported yesterday, March 25 in the afternoon. According to the head of the Public Health Department of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic, Ainura Akmatova, six patients are in serious condition.

The number of infected people with the new coronavirus has grown by 48 thousand 321 over the last day in the world. The data is from an online map developed by scientists

Moreover, during the first day of the state of emergency and curfew, 320 violators were detained, 195 of them were in Bishkek.

The authorities are asking citizens to stay at home during the day, disinfection is being carried out in the city.


March 25, 2020

Starting from March 25, a state of emergency (SOE) introduced in Bishkek, Osh and Jalal-Abad (Nookat, Kara-Suu and Suzak regions). The curfew is imposed from 8 PM to 7 AM. During the current SOE it is required to follow below restrictions:

• any kind of activities from 8 PM to 7 AM outside;
• operation of all companies, except for grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and objects in the sphere of daily maintenance. The public transport (trolleybus only) will operate from 7 AM to 7 PM;
• leaving the house or observation area while being in quarantine;
• organization of mass events;
• disseminating of fake information.

Note that it is prohibited to entry banks without masks. We also kindly ask you to have the documents with you (passport, ID card, and etc). The violators of public order, non-residents of Bishkek, including foreign citizens, will be expelled at their own expenses to their place of permanent residence or outside the area where SOE is declared. Moreover, in case of breaching the regime citizens will be fined or arrested for up to 15 days.


March 24, 2020

26 new cases of coronavirus infection are registered in KR. 2 more cases were revealed yesterday in the evening. For now there are 42 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 142 people are hospitalized, 68 of them are males and 74 are females.

March 23, 2020

The number of infected people has grown by 28 896 people over the past day.
336,000 cases of coronavirus have been registered all over the world in total. 254 600 of them were infected outside China and 81 435 people — inside the republic.
The highest number of infected people is in:

• Italy 59 138,
• the USA 33 276,
• Spain 28 768,
• Germany 24 873,
• Iran 21 638 and France 16 044.

14 641 people are died because of the virus. The number of recovered people is increasing and there are 98 333 of them, which means 5 961 people are recovering per a day.
14 cases of coronavirus have been registered in Kyrgyzstan for today. Kazakhstan reported about 60 cases, Uzbekistan — 43. All of these Central Asian countries have closed their borders to prevent the spread of the virus.


March 21, 2020

Six more cases of coronavirus has been registered today in the morning and another two - in the evening. Thus, there are14 cases of infection with coronavirus in KR.


March 20, 2020

Three more cases of coronavirus are registered in Kyrgyzstan, there are six infected people in total.

New cases have been confirmed in Nookat district of Osh region.

«These are people who visited the Umrah. Patients are isolated, they are in wards under the supervision of doctors, appropriate treatment is carried out. They have no clinical signs, no symptoms, they tested positive», - said the Minister of Health Kosmosbek Cholponbaev at a briefing.

Kosmosbek Cholponbaev noted that work is underway to identify people who contacted them.


March 18, 2020 

Today, the Ministry of Health has officially announced three cases of COVID-19 in the Kyrgyz Republic. All three infected are residents of the Suzak district, Jalal-Abad region, who recently returned from Umrah in Saudi Arabia. An emergency regime has been announced in the Suzak region. President of the Kyrgyz Republic Sooronbay Jeenbekov called Kyrgyz citizens to be civilly liable, not to panic, and observe all safety precautions.

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses, the processes of which resemble the corona. The coronaviruses include up to 40 species that infect both humans and animals. They cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). These viruses are unstable to external factors and instantly destroyed at a temperature of 56 degrees.

Coronavirus infection COVID-19 is a disease that can occur both mild and severe with specific complications that could lead to the risk of death.

The virus is transmitted by airborne droplets, as well as from various surfaces when touched, followed by infection of the human mucous membranes through the eyes, nose, and mouth.

The first cases of the disease occurred at the end of December 2019 in Wuhan, Hubei Province of China. The infection spread throughout most of China within a month. The first case of the disease out of China was reported on January 13 in Bangkok, Thailand, and a few days later in Japan. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization announced the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

208 221 cases were recorded per March 18, 8 272 people died, 82 902 recovered from the disease. The vulnerable group - people over 60 who have chronic diseases.

In case of any questions on coronavirus in the Kyrgyz Republic, please contact: 

Hotline: 0312 323 202 

Whatsapp: +996 770 895 556 

Telegram: Штаб КР по COVID-19 group

American University of Central Asia
7/6 Aaly Tokombaev Street
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic 720060

Tel.: +996 (312) 915000 + Еxt.
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