School holidays have been extended and classes in all schools will resume on August 17. 

An official source within the Ministry of Education and Science (MoES) says such a decision has been taken by the Republican Commission for Prevention of COVID-19.

Recall, Tajikistan on April 27 closed down schools until May 10.  

According to data from the Ministry of Health and Social Protection (MoHSPP), the number of officially detected cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country has reached 230 as of the evening of May 4, which is 102 cases more compared to May 2.  

The confirmed COVID-19-linked deaths have been reported in Tajikistan as of the evening of May 4.