35 new officially confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to 8,166 as of the evening of August 19, a MoHSPP said.    

The number of coronavirus-linked deaths has been reported in the country at 65, according to a MoHSPP.

6,971 (83.8 percent) COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered in Tajikistan as of the evening of August 19, 2020. 

More than 1,000 people in Tajikistan have reportedly been treating COVID-19 at home under supervision of family doctors.    

The COVID-19 pandemic in Tajikistan is part of the worldwide pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).  The virus was confirmed to have spread to Tajikistan when its index cases, in Dushanbe and Khujand, were confirmed on April 30, 2020.