“I flew on the same plane with a woman whose coronavirus was officially confirmed yesterday,” Konovalov wrote in his Instagram.

The head of the republic said that he was examined for the presence of coronavirus, which gave a negative result.

After that, Konovalov went to self-isolation until Sunday, March 29.

“The duties of the head in my absence are performed by First Deputy Nikolai Mironov,” he added.

Earlier it became known that in Russia 182 new cases of coronavirus infection were detected per day, the diagnosis was made in 18 regions of the country.