Uzbekistan will pay $3,000 to tourists if they catch coronavirus during a visit

“Safe Travel Guaranteed” campaign, which offers $3,000 to tourists if they catch coronavirus during a visit.

“We want to reassure tourists they can come to Uzbekistan,” explains Sophie Ibbotson (Twitter/Instagram: @uzambassador), Uzbekistan’s official Tourism Ambassador to the UK. “The government is so confident that the new safety and hygiene measures being implemented across the tourism sector will protect tourists from COVID-19, that the President is prepared to put money where his mouth is: if you get COVID-19 on holiday in Uzbekistan, we will compensate you.”