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Timeline and information

Uzbekistan decided on March 18 to close down its border with Afghanistan, however, entering the country by air was still possible.

A few days later, the Asian country stepped up measures and imposed regulations to close down the capital city of Tashkent, where cases of Covid19 are reported. The cities of Samarkand, Namangan, Andijan, and Gulistan were added to this list on March 26.

The president of Uzbekistan ordered all borders to be closed and that everyone needs to wear protective masks in public.

Disclaimer: We are publishing information verified by multiple local news organizations and press releases and/or conferences by governments. We will always verify and try to double-check all restrictions. Information and rules are changing rapidly and could be already outdated by the time you read this. Check always with your own government before intending to go abroad. All information published on this page is how it would affect travelers and tourism in Uzbekistan. Please support us by contacting us when things have changed.

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Capital Tashkent
Time In Capital
Population 33,9 million (2019)

Current Restriction Level: Extreme

Last validated on March 26, 2020:

26 March: Uzbekistan decided to close down the cities of Samarkand, Namangan, Andijan, and Gulistan. Earlier the country locked down its capital Tashkent, home to over 2 million people. All borders are closed now and everyone needs to wear protective masks in public.


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Reported Deaths
Latest update April 05, 2020 [Source]

Latest News Updates

We increased the restriction level for Uzbekistan to Extreme, due to the lockdown of a couple of its major cities and [..]

March 26, 2020

We increased the level of restrictions of Uzbekistan from Unknown to Moderate [..]

March 24, 2020

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