DUSHANBE, August 31, Asia-Plus  -- A new isolation hospital in inaugurated in Dushanbe today will create jobs for some 500 medical workers.

President Emomali Rahmonov remarked this, telling inaugurating ceremony.

The new isolation hospital includes four main blocks with a total of 390 beds and 10 other facilities.  The cost of this project is 8.4 million Somonis (equivalent to some US$2.5 million).   

According to information from presidential press service, chair of infectious diseases, which is the only in Central Asia, functions at this hospital.   

We will recall the new isolation hospital was built in the Zarafshon area, in the lace of the former kindergarten.