Uzbekistan COVID compensation

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The nation of Uzbekistan, which opened its borders to leisure travelers on July 1, announced that travelers who become infected with COVID-19 while visiting the country will be awarded $3,000 each. That amount is equivalent to the cost of COVID-19 medical care in Uzbekistan. In order to qualify, the visitor must be booked on a group tour operated by an Uzbek company.

Uzbekistan has reported one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 fatalities in the world, with only 19 deaths reported from a population of more than 33 million as of press time.

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The nation of Uzbekistan, which opened its borders to leisure travelers on July 1, announced that travelers who become infected with COVID-19 while visiting the country will be awarded $3,000 each. That amount is equivalent to the cost of COVID-19 medical care in Uzbekistan. In order to qualify, the visitor must be booked on a group tour operated by an Uzbek company.

Uzbekistan has reported one of the lowest rates of COVID-19 fatalities in the world, with only 19 deaths reported from a population of more than 33 million as of press time.