Uzbekistan COVID-19 Employer Resources

According to Sputnik news, the mass vaccination against COVID-19 is planned to begin in Uzbekistan in the first half of March; by the end of 2021, seven million people, or 20 percent of the population, can be vaccinated. 15 million doses of vaccines have been ordered on the world market. On February 17, the republican special commission for the fight against Coronavirus announced that the Uzbek authorities had certified the Russian Sputnik V vaccine for mass use in the country.

COVID-19 vaccine considerations for Uzbekistan

  • Can employers mandate the vaccine?
    No
  • Who will control delivery of the vaccine?
    Federal government
  • Who covers the cost of the vaccine?
    Government and Employee
  • Where will people get vaccinated?
    Government designated vaccination locations
  • Is there cultural resistance to getting the vaccine?
    A little, because the COVID-19 vaccine is so new

Vaccination plan has been developed for the immunization of the country’s population, according to which 4.1 million people will be vaccinated in the first stage: people over 65 years old, medical workers, people with chronic diseases, teachers, kindergarten employees, law enforcement agencies. They will be vaccinated in state institutions and free of charge.

More Information

For Covid-19 information in Uzbeskistan  go to Sputnik News.  This information is only available in Russian.

This information is provided by MAI CEE, Asinta's partner in Uzbekistan.

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Page last modified: March 11, 2021

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