TASHKENT, April 29 – RIA Novosti. The Uzbek authorities have extended until June 30, the suspension of air links with other countries due to the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, told RIA Novosti on Wednesday in the sit room when the Cabinet of the country.

the Government of Uzbekistan from March 16 to April 30, suspended transport links with other countries because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus. For foreign citizens and compatriots was organized by the charters home. However, on March 30, the country had closed all the airports and completely stopped traffic. Originally this restriction was valid until 20 April, and later it was extended until may 10.

the staff said that this will be carried out Charter flights on special decisions of the government.

Earlier, the Russian Embassy in Tashkent reported that 2,681 thousands of Russians were transported from Uzbekistan to Russia export flight after the termination of regular flights between the countries because of the threat of the spread of coronavirus.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 2.95 million infections, more than 202 thousand people died. In Uzbekistan the number of reported cases of coronavirus has reached 1,969 thousand, eight patients died of 1.06 thousand recovered.

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