News about coronavirus in Ukraine on July 14
COVID-19 distribution statistics in Ukraine
Over the past day in Ukraine, 638 cases of coronavirus infection were detected. Most of all new patients were recorded in Lviv (+147) and Transcarpathian (+67) regions and in the city of Kiev (+112).
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During the last day in Ukraine, 22,846 tests for coronavirus were carried out, 9,711 of them by PCR, and another 13,394 by ELISA.
Unfortunately, another 14 patients died yesterday. 651 patients were discharged from the hospital yesterday – these people have already recovered.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 54 771 patients with coronavirus have been registered in Ukraine. 27 154 infected people have already recovered. Unfortunately, 1,412 patients died. Now 26 205 Ukrainians continue to be treated for coronavirus.
COVID-19 in the regions of Ukraine as of July 14:
Vinnytsia region – 2148 (1562 recovered); Volyn region – 3080 (1681 recovered); Dnipropetrovsk region – 1146 (1045 recovered); Donetsk region – 765 (252 recovered); Zhytomyr region – 1542 (1157 recovered); Transcarpathian region – 4055 (1301 recovered); Zaporizhzhya region – 622 (521 recovered); Ivano-Frankivsk region – 3127 (1246 recovered); Kiev – 6350 (2124 recovered); Kiev region – 3090 (1925 recovered); Kirovograd region – 674 (587 recovered);
Lugansk region – 95 (73 recovered); Lviv region – 7254 (1142 recovered); Nikolaev region – 487 (385 recovered); Odessa region – 2258 (1030 recovered); Poltava region – 334 (299 recovered); Rivne region – 4740 (2905 recovered); Sumy region – 341 (297 recovered); Ternopil region – 2276 (1431 recovered); Kharkov region – 2723 (1477 recovered); Kherson region – 204 (186 recovered); Khmelnitsky region – 909 (770 recovered); Cherkasy region – 755 (602 recovered); Chernivtsi region – 5184 (2864 recovered); Chernihiv region – 612 (292 recovered).
Coronavirus in the Armed Forces of Ukraine: as of July 14, 128 military are being treated for the disease, and another 465 are in self-isolation. But 469 troops were able to overcome the disease, but another 5 died from complications caused by the disease.
COVID-19 among Ukrainian doctors: over the past 24 hours, coronavirus was found in 74 health workers. In general, from the onset of a pandemic, the disease was detected in 7,499 physicians, at least 43 of them died during its course. However, there is good news, as 5,088 medical workers have already recovered.
Coronavirus Risk / Channel 24 Infographics
The main news about COVID-19 in Ukraine
7 regions of Ukraine are not ready to weaken quarantine
According to 4 criteria defined by the Ministry of Health, as of July 14, 7 regions are not ready to move to the next stage of quarantine weakening:
Vinnytsia region, Volyn region, Donetsk region, Transcarpathian region, Odessa region, Rivne region, Chernihiv region.
Sorochinskiy fair canceled for the first time in history
Like many other public events in Ukraine, the famous Sorochynska Fair, which takes place in the village of Bolshoi Sorochyntsi, Mirgorod District, Poltava Region, will not take place in 2020. This is the first time in the history of the fair, which has been held since 1999.
In Chernivtsi and in Lviv quarantine weakened
Chernivtsi authorities decided to relax quarantine restrictions. In the city, they allowed to restore full-fledged operation of public transport without special travel cards and resumed the work of cultural institutions with occupancy of more than 50% of the stationary seating places or more than one person per 5 square meters of the area of the cultural institution.
In Lviv, such institutions were opened on the same principle. Also in the region allowed:
Entertaining establishments, including night clubs, can work on takeaway until 23:00 and from 7:00. They allowed to resume the work of preschool educational institutions from July 17 and inclusive-resource centers from July 15. From July 15 hostels will start working.
In Transcarpathia, an additional 4 hospitals were identified for patients with coronavirus
To cope with the influx of infected, four more hospitals were involved in working with patients with COVID-19 in Transcarpathia.
Quarantine in Kiev may be extended until the end of 2021
Oleg Ruban, the head of the metropolitan department of the State Food and Beverage Service, said that adaptive quarantine in Kiev could last another 1.5 years, since the disease remains stably high in the capital.
Quarantine may be extended until August 14
According to the decision of the government, adaptive quarantine in Ukraine lasts until July 31. However, information appeared in the media that quarantine in Ukraine could be renewed again. According to a source in the Ministry of Health, the restrictions will be extended for another 2 weeks, namely until August 14. It is reported that the government will consider the need to extend quarantine next week.
Vietnam gives Ukraine 900 free ventilators
300 ventilators were sent to Ukraine from Vietnam, and another 600 devices will subsequently arrive. Delivery takes place as part of humanitarian aid from a Vietnamese pharmaceutical company. These ventilators of the Vsmart VFS-510 model are made at the Vingroup enterprises on technology of the American company of the medical equipment Medtronic. They are certified by the Ministry of Health of Vietnam.
India gives Ukraine drug for coronavirus and flu
India has donated 50,000 capsules of OMVIR, which is used to treat patients with coronavirus. The active substance of the drug is oseltamivir phosphate. According to Stepanov, the drug is enough to treat about 5 thousand patients. However, it can be used only if the person infected with the coronavirus also has the flu.
In Ukraine, they will continue to treat COVID-19 with an ineffective drug that advertised Trump
The Ministry of Health excluded from the standards of care for patients with COVID-19 the drug "hydroxychloroquine" for patients with severe illness and children, but left it for patients with moderate severity of coronavirus. The corresponding order in the ministry will be signed later.
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World Coronavirus News July 14
Over the past 5 days alone, coronavirus has been found in more than a million people. In general, there are already more than 13 million cases of COVID-19 infection in the world, namely 13,284,292. At the same time, 7,373,782 patients recovered, but 577,843 died.
Top 5 countries for the spread of coronavirus:
USA – 3,428,553; Brazil – 1 926 824; India – 906,752; Russia – 738 787; Peru – 333,867;
How to Travel Safely During a Pandemic / Channel 24 Infographic
Maldives will accept all tourists from July 15
The Maldives opened flights to tourists from all over the world and will not require COVID-19 testing. You also do not need to be quarantined. Read more about the conditions of the trip here.
#LovelsNotTourism: lovers around the world ask countries to open borders for the unity of couples
Loving couples created the hashtag #LovelsNotTourism (Russian – Love is not tourism) and ask the authorities to open borders in order to connect with the second half. All of them want to reunite with partners and family members who have appeared at a great distance.
A student cycled thousands of kilometers from Scotland to Greece to see his relatives: photo
20-year-old Cleon Papadimitru, due to quarantine and restrictions on air travel, could not get into his native Greece. So, he went home from Scotland on a bicycle and arrived in 48 days.
Cleon on a bike ride home / CNN Photo
The richest people in the world ask to increase their taxes to combat the pandemic
Millionaires from the United States and Western Europe turned to the leaders of the G20 countries with an open letter in which they asked to immediately raise taxes and send money to fight COVID-19. The letter was signed by more than 80 people. They stated that they did not care for the sick, did not drive ambulances and did not fill shelves in grocery stores, but they had a lot of money that could be spent on a good cause.
Trump compared the statistics of tests on COVID-19 in the US and Russia
Trump believes that the United States is almost the most intensive of all in the world are testing for coronavirus. Allegedly this is why the country is in first place anti-rating in the number of detected cases of the disease in the world. “If, say, in China, Russia, India and other large countries they tested for coronavirus in the same way as we do, then they would get amazing statistics,” Trump said.
Confirmed the first case of intrauterine transmission COVID-19
Doctors confirmed the first case of transmission of coronavirus disease to the baby in the womb. Now the baby has recovered, but a detailed analysis has established that the transmission of the virus took place before the birth of the baby.
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A common gene found in antibodies to coronavirus
Scientists analyzed nearly 300 antibodies to coronavirus and found that the most effective of them are encoded by the IGHV3-53 gene. It was found only in 10% of samples. According to previous experiments, the IGHV3-53 genes are found in both healthy and infected people. Experts expect that increasing their concentration through the vaccine will provide reliable and stable protection against coronavirus.
Adequate zinc levels can reduce the risk of pneumonia
According to the study, normal and sufficient levels of zinc in the body can reduce the likelihood of infectious diseases of the respiratory tract, pneumonia and its complications. There are also indirect indications that zinc intake may be an effective measure in the fight against COVID-19, however, these clinical guidelines are not yet sufficient.