Uzbekistan decided to limit international air traffic with countries, where the number of new cases of COVID-19 has risen sharply, in order not to complicate the epidemiological situation in the country, to the Special Republican Commission reported.
In recent days, the number of new cases of coronavirus infection has sharply increased, and the epidemiological situation has deteriorated in some foreign countries, in particular in the UK, Italy, Denmark, Austria, Australia, the Netherlands and South Africa.
The daily incidence as of December 20 in the UK amounts to 36,000, in Germany – about 21,000, in Italy – 15,000, in the Netherlands – 13,000 and in South Africa – more than 9,000.
In order to maintain epidemiological stability in Uzbekistan in the face of a rapid aggravation of the epidemiological situation in the world, to prevent the emergence of new foci of coronavirus infection, the Special Republican Commission decided to suspend international flights (inbound, outbound and transit flights to the country) with the UK, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Austria, Australia, the Netherlands and South Africa from December 21 of this year till January 10, 2021.
Along with this, citizens of the UK, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Austria, Australia, the Netherlands and South Africa, stateless persons permanently residing in these states, and citizens of third countries residing in these states or who have been there for the last 14 days are subject to the above restriction, and they are not allowed to enter Uzbekistan during its validity period.
In addition, citizens and stateless persons of Uzbekistan who enter Uzbekistan through third countries and who have been in the UK, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Austria, Australia, the Netherlands and South Africa during the last 14 days are subject to a 14-day temporary quarantine in quarantine facilities or in hotels.
The restrictions will be gradually removed as the epidemiological situation in these countries stabilizes. (Trend/Business World Magazine)