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Uzbekistan lifts Covid-19 restrictions on foreign tourists

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Tashkent: Uzbekistan withdrew some Covid restrictions starting Wednesday and will resume issuing electronic visas for foreigners to open the country to tourists, said the Uzbek special commission on Covid-19.

Foreigners arriving in Uzbekistan are still required to hold a vaccination certificate or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours upon arrival. Otherwise, they will have to take an express test in Uzbekistan, according to the commission, Xinhua news agency reported.

The country has lifted all temporary restrictions at the border checkpoints with neighbouring Kazakhstan and Tajikistan to allow the free passage of travellers.

Daily cases in Uzbekistan have fallen below 100 in recent weeks. So far, it has registered 237,341 Covid-19 cases and 1,637 deaths.

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