20 March 2020 – Announcement of Case

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement, Announcement of the Ministry of Health
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Significant events; First cases or deaths
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Minister of Health

Overview: The Ministry of Health confirmed the first case in Kyrgyzstan (Jalal-Abad region) on 18 March. 3 patients who arrived from Hajj tested positive for COVID-19 . The patients were admitted to clinical hospital. People who had contact with those the patients, and their family members, in total 142 patients, admitted to isolation, but tested negative for COVID-19. All patients who had contact with these 142 patients, in total 1414 patients, are under home observation.
On 19 March 2020, the Ministry of Health confirmed 3 additional cases in Nookat region. Female patients came from Jeddah on 12 March 2020. All 3 patients were placed under isolation.

Full details here: http://med.kg/ru/informatsii/665-epidemicheskaya-situatsiya-po-koronavirusnoj-infektsii-na-territorii-kr-na-20-marta.html

Type of Justification: Announcement of the Ministry of Health
Source of Evidence or Justification: Website of the Ministry of Health
Evidence/Justification: Announcement of the Ministry of Health from Website of the Ministry of Health