Uzbekistan is building hospitals to quarantine and treat those infected with coronavirus in Andijan, Navoi and Surkhandarya regions, the Health Ministry has reported.
In total, about 10 hospitals will be built in the country for this purpose.
Earlier it was reported that three modern specialized medical facilities for quarantine would be put into operation in Tashkent.
According to the Ministry of Health, these are the buildings of the newly built Children’s Infectious Diseases Hospital No. 3 (144 beds), Children’s Cardio Rheumatology Clinical Hospital No. 4 (158 beds) in Chilanzar district, and their commissioning is scheduled for the coming months.
Work is also underway to transform the new building of the Tashkent Dental Institute in the Yashnabad district into a modern 250-bed medical facility. The building will be put into operation in May.
In addition, 55 hectares of land in the Yukorichirchiksky district of Tashkent province has been allocated for the construction of a quarantine facility, which will be built in a short time. Another large institution will be built in Zangiata district. (Trend/Business World Magazine)