33 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 8,379 as of the evening of August 25, a MoHSPP said.    

The number of coronavirus-linked deaths has been reported in the country at 67, according to a MoHSPP.

7,179 (83.8 percent) COVID-19 patients have reportedly recovered in Tajikistan as of the evening of August 25, 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.   

Meanwhile, according to COVID-19 data provided by Worldmeter, coronavirus cases around the globe have been reported at 24,061,215 since China reported its first cases to the World Health Organization (WHO) in December.  Of them, 16,608,597 have recovered and 823,513 have died.

As it had been reported earlier, the Khujand Center for Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision warns of the possibility of the second wave of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Khujand, the capital of the northern Sughd province.