As RIA Novosti reports with reference to the department, as of 08:00 Moscow time on September 21 in the country, the number of cases of COVID-19 is 51 789.

Six deaths of patients with COVID-19 were recorded per day, the total number of deaths from a pandemic in the republic reached 435 people, the ministry said.

Earlier it was reported that the deputy head of the government of Uzbekistan for the development of the agrarian and food sectors Uktam Barnoev died from the consequences of coronavirus infection.