41 new officially confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Tajikistan yesterday, bringing a total number of officially confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to 10,860 as of the morning of October 28, according to the Ministry of Health and Social Protection of the Population (MoHSPP).

The number of coronavirus-linked deaths remains the same in the country – 81, a MoHSPP says.

58 COVID-19 patients were reportedly discharged after recovery yesterday.  In all, 10,009 coronavirus patients have reportedly recovered in the country as of the morning of October 28. 

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.     

The coronavirus COVID-19 is affecting 215 countries and territories around the world and 2 international conveyances.

According to COVID-19 data provided by Worldometer, coronavirus cases around the globe have been reported at 44,236,911 since China reported its first cases to the World Health Organization (WHO) in December last year.  Of them, 32,444,172 have recovered and 1,171,337 have died.