He announced this on the air of one of the Ukrainian TV channels.
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Maxim Stepanov "We are continuing an epidemic. We have an increase in the number of diseases. And we really need control. Control for the safety and health of our citizens. I hope that the deputies will support this bill (on fines for not wearing masks, – ed.)."
Stepanov also accused people who do not follow safety rules of increasing the number of coronavirus diseases in Ukraine.
“If we analyze how the epidemic developed, we can see that we fixed at a certain level of 300-400 patients, started the mitigation process, came to adaptive quarantine … But some people understood this as a complete exit from quarantine – and the last 4 weeks we have seen growth, "he said.
The Minister recalled that the leaders in the number of new cases remain the Lviv region, Transcarpathia and Kiev.
Regarding what we are preparing for in the fall, of course, our main task is to prepare the health care system as much as possible. We always prepare for the worst option so that we are able to provide medical care to everyone, without exception,
– he considers.
Also, the head of the Ministry of Health did not miss the opportunity to praise the department in good preparation for the pandemic. According to him, "now in terms of treatment efficiency and hospital provision, Ukraine is in much better conditions than it was three months ago."
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