Khokim of the Denau district, Surkhandarya region, Bakhtiyor Ibatov, reported that on June 20 one of the residents of the region died from coronavirus.
In his video message, the khokim asked the local population to comply with the established quarantine requirements to avoid contracting the virus.
The khokim said that 187 people who were in contact with the deceased had been quarantined. Of these, six people tested positive for coronavirus.
The video was published on the Telegram channel of the district administration on June 21 and then deleted.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Health did not confirm Kun.uz the information on the new death case.