COVID-19 Information

Last updated: 05/04/2023 The CDC’s Order requiring proof of vaccination for non-U.S. citizen nonimmigrants to travel to the United States is still in effect until the end of the day on May 11, 2023. Starting May 12, noncitizen nonimmigrant air passengers will no longer need to show proof of being fully vaccinated with an accepted ... Read More»

U.S. Donates Over 800,280 COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccines to Uzbekistan

October 25, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan — Thanks to the American people’s generosity, 273,780 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have been delivered today to Uzbekistan to fight COVID-19.  This is the second part of the shipment of 800,280 Pfizer vaccine doses for Uzbekistan; the initial shipment comprising 526,500 doses, arrived in Tashkent on October 18. This Pfizer ... Read More»

U.S. Donates Over 1.2 million COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccines to Uzbekistan

September 13, 2021, Tashkent, Uzbekistan — Thanks to the American people’s generosity, 1,214,460 doses of the Pfizer vaccine have been donated to Uzbekistan to fight COVID-19.  These safe and effective vaccines will protect lives in Uzbekistan and help prevent the spread of dangerous new variants. This Pfizer vaccine shipment is part of the United States Government ... Read More»

United States Congratulates Uzbekistan on Arrival of COVID-19 Vaccines

Tashkent, Uzbekistan — The United States congratulates Uzbekistan on the successful arrival of 660,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines today.  This shipment was made possible through the COVAX Advance Market Commitment, a global initiative to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.  The United States recently completed an initial $2 billion obligation—out of a total planned $4 billion— to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to support the ... Read More»

USAID Supports Healthcare Workers in Uzbekistan to Improve Treatment of COVID-19 Patients

February 19, 2021 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), jointly with the National Chamber of Innovative Healthcare of Uzbekistan, organized online training for healthcare providers to improve treatment of critically-ill COVID-19 patients requiring critical care and mechanical ventilation. This training is a part of USAID’s Local Health Systems Sustainability project activity to support Uzbekistan’s ... Read More»

CDC Launches Field Epidemiological Program in Uzbekistan

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched a five-day Field Epidemiological Frontline Training Program (FETP) for 20 Uzbek epidemiologists from the Services for Sanitary and Epidemiological Well-being (SSEW) and 10 mentors from the Tashkent Medical Academy. The CDC FETP is a service-based training program for public health workers at all levels of ... Read More»

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)   Location: Worldwide – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral test or recovery from COVID-19. Event:  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must ... Read More»

Joint Statement on the U.S. – Afghanistan – Uzbekistan Trilateral Meeting

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE May 27, 2020 The text of the following statement was released by the governments of the United States of America, the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and the Republic of Uzbekistan on the occasion of the inaugural U.S. – Afghanistan – Uzbekistan Trilateral ... Read More»

USAID Strengthens Food Security for Vulnerable Populations in Uzbekistan

The United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), delivered 131,320 kg of food assistance worth almost $400,000 to Uzbekistan. This food assistance will reach more than 35,000 of the most vulnerable Uzbekistani citizens and be distributed through more than 144 health and social protection facilities. This includes facilities that are providing COVID-19 ... Read More»

The United States Supports Uzbekistan’s Efforts to Halt Spread of Coronavirus

On March 17, the U.S. Embassy handed over personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Agency for Sanitary and Epidemiological Wellbeing (ASEW) as part of the United States’ second PPE donation to Uzbekistan to prepare for the potential spread of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has allocated additional financing ... Read More»
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