In Chechnya since the beginning of the epidemic died nine patients who test positive for coronavirus infection COVID-19. This was announced by the head of the local Ministry of health Elkhan Suleymanov.

“since the beginning of the epidemic, we lost nine people, despite the efforts of doctors”, — quotes RIA Novosti his words on air of TV channel “Grozny”.

According to Suleymanova, the region identified 759 infections COVID-19, 369 of them recovered.

Earlier it became known about introduction of obligatory mask of a regime on the territory of the Chechen Republic.