16:45 / 09.04.2020
Another 27 people test positive for coronavirus

The number of people diagnosed with coronavirus in the country has increased by 27 and reached 582.

As of 3:30 p.m. April 9, registered coronavirus infection cases in Uzbekistan stands at 582, the press service of the Ministry of Health said.

According to confirmed data, 30 patients have fully recovered from the virus so far, 3 people died.

Earlier it was reported that maternity hospital No. 6 in Tashkent was closed for quarantine. 

“Coronavirus infection was detected in a person, who was in contact with one of the patients. Therefore, the maternity hospital was completely closed for a 14-day quarantine. All patients, postpartum women, children and staff are under medical supervision. If there are no coronavirus infections among maternity hospital staff, patients and children, the quarantine will be lifted after 14 days,” Numat Otabekov, Chief Sanitary Inspector, said.