Interim Kyrgyzstan leader Roza Otunbayeva visits Osh and says the death toll from her country's worst ethnic clashes in two decades could be 2,000.
The Kyrgyzstan Cabinet of Ministers issues a change of regulations that would require workers in the cultural, leisure, entertainment, and sport sectors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 due to the ongoing pandemic situation in the country.
The President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev signs a presidential decree officially recognizing March 17, March 24, and April 7 as public holidays for Kyrgyzstan. The dates are meant to commemorate the days of Kyrgyzstan's massive anti-government revolts. On March 17, 2002, during anti-government protests in the Aksy District, police killed four protesters, while March 24 and April 7 commemorate the Tulip Revolution of 2006 and the Second Kyrgyz Revolution of 2010, respectively.
Tensions remain high in Kyrgyzstan, with police patrolling the streets and special forces standing guard in the city of Osh and Jalal-Abad, after ethnic clashes left more than 100 people dead and about 1,400 others injured since fighting broke out Thursday night.