News about coronavirus in Ukraine on July 17
Latest COVID-19 Distribution Statistics
As of today in Ukraine there are 57,264 cases of coronavirus infection. Over the past day, 809 people got sick, 838 people recovered. Since the start of the pandemic, 29,769 people have overcome the disease.
Unfortunately, 11 more people with coronavirus died in Ukraine yesterday, and the total number of coronavirus victims was 1,456.
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COVID-19 in the regions of Ukraine July 17
Vinnytsia region – 2,253 (+32); Volyn region – 3 188 (+41); Dnipropetrovsk region – 1,174 (+11); Donetsk region – 781 (+5);
Zhytomyr region – 1,580 (+11); Transcarpathian region – 4,229 (+63); Zaporizhzhya region – 658 (+16); Ivano-Frankivsk region – 3 309 (+67); Kirovograd region – 677 (+2); m.Kyiv – 6 689 (+76); Kiev region – 3 184 (+40); Lviv region – 7 754 (+132); Lugansk region – 100 (+2); Nikolaev region – 504 (+6); Odessa region – 2,435 (+60); Poltava region – 347 (+4); Rivne region – 4 940 (+88); Sumy region – 352 (+4); Ternopol region – 2 358 (+21); Kharkov region – 2 909 (+64); Kherson region – 207 (+1); Khmelnitsky region – 942 (+12);
Chernivtsi region – 5,262 (+30); Cherkasy region – 800 (+17); Chernihiv region – 632 (+4).
Coronavirus in the Armed Forces of Ukraine: since yesterday, 11 soldiers found the infection, four of them are in health facilities, seven are treated at home. In total, there are 130 patients with coronavirus disease in the ranks of the APU. 316 servicemen are now isolated, including self-isolation. 68 people expire isolation in the next 3 days. 503 servicemen recovered from the pandemic 5, unfortunately, died due to complications. COVID-19 among Ukrainian doctors: from the beginning of the epidemic 7 723 medical workers were infected. In particular, from yesterday, the presence of infection was recorded in another 132 doctors. Unfortunately, at least 43 of them died from complications caused by the disease. At the same time, 5,365 doctors have already recovered and now have the opportunity to return to their usual lives.
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The latest news about coronavirus in Ukraine
What areas are not ready to weaken quarantine?
Adaptive quarantine in Ukraine is valid until July 31. However, as of July 17, Kiev and 6 regions cannot proceed to weaken quarantine restrictions.
As of July 17, the city of Kiev and six regions are not ready to move to the next stage:
Kiev, Vinnytsia region, Volyn region, Donetsk region, Transcarpathian region, Lviv region; Kharkov region. Since yesterday, Lviv region was added to the list, and Chernivtsi and Chernihiv regions were removed.
The government explained why institutions are not allowed to work after 23:00
Prime Minister Denis Shmygal in the Verkhovna Rada noted that this is due to the dynamics of the incidence of coronavirus in the country.
By this time (23:00 – 24 channel) there is absolutely enough time to have dinner, and after this time there are massive crowds when there is a huge probability of transmission of coronavirus. As a result, after this ban, you see a clear stabilization of the situation with an increase in the incidence of coronavirus,
– said Shmygal.
Under what conditions will the EU open borders for Ukraine
The European Union may open borders with Ukraine provided that every day for a stable period of time, the growth of new patients in the state will be less than 500 people.
The criteria that countries must meet in order for the EU to open borders for them:
the number of new cases of the disease over the past 14 days per 100 thousand people should be close to the average or below the average in the EU on June 15, 2020; lack of trend growth in new cases; a positive trend in the fight against coronavirus in the country as a whole and an increase in the number of test cases.
Which Ukrainians are allowed to enter the EU / Infographics 24 channels
The Ministry of Health has added Bulgaria to the countries of the "green" zone
From June 15, 2020, Ukraine introduced an adaptive approach to the self-isolation of Ukrainians and citizens of other countries who come from abroad.
The countries were divided into 2 zones: the "red zone" – the incidence rate of COVID-19 exceeds 40 active cases per 100 thousand people. Persons who crossed the border of Ukraine from the country of the "red zone" are sent for compulsory observation / self-isolation for 14 days. "green zone" – an indicator of active incidence of COVID-19, there are less than 40 per 100 thousand of the population. Persons who crossed the border and arrived from the country of the "green zone" may not pass isolation.
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How the Ministry of Health of Ukraine is preparing for vaccination against coronavirus
The Ministry of Health plans to conduct the maximum outreach and do not allow low-quality vaccines to enter the Ukrainian market. Despite this, the head of the Ministry of Health assured that the department is doing everything possible so that Ukraine is one of the first countries to receive a vaccine against COVID-19.
And when a vaccine against coronavirus appears, they will first vaccinate people who are at risk, because they are most vulnerable. This, in particular: medical workers, law enforcement officers, social workers.
Are Ukrainians ready to be vaccinated against coronavirus / 24 channel infographics
A coronavirus was discovered at a dentist in Lutsk: the clinic was closed for quarantine
In Lutsk, the dental clinic was quarantined because a coronavirus was found at the dentist. Other doctors in the clinic were also protested on SARS-CoV-2. Now epidemiologists are establishing the source of infection.
All cultural institutions resume their work in Lviv: details
In Lviv, on July 17, cultural institutions resume their work. They must work according to certain requirements – no more than 50% of the content and 1 person per 5 square meters of floor space.
theaters cinemas; museums – with the ability to receive visitors indoors; concert institutions and cultural centers are the Organ Hall and the Dovzhenko Center; libraries – will work fully. Note that from July 15, city libraries were allowed to work only in the format of the issuance of books. Youth Center; People’s houses and the Palace of Culture named after Gnat Khotkevich; galleries.
World Coronavirus News July 17
A record number of new infections
Over the past day in the world recorded the highest increase in those infected with coronavirus. During the day, the disease was found in more than 248 thousand people.
The most difficult situation remains in the United States, where over the past day also registered the largest number of new patients from the onset of the pandemic – more than 77 thousand. However, a record increase in new infections has been recorded not only in America but also in Brazil. In addition, Japan reported the largest daily increase in infected people since April.
13 830 933 infected SARS-CoV-2 were registered in the world. At the same time, 7 735 623 patients recovered, but more than 590 thousand people died from complications or concomitant diseases.
Top 5 countries for the spread of coronavirus:
USA – 3,576,430; Brazil – 2 012 151; India – 1 003 832; Russia – 758 001; Peru – 341,586;
US allowed entry of students from Europe
The United States has banned travel from Europe at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. For the first time since March, students of the European Union will be able to come to the country.
Who can travel to the USA
Students in EU countries who already have visas to study in the United States. Some family members of US visa holders are exempted from the travel ban.
As you know, the United States closed its borders in March for the countries of the Schengen zone, Great Britain, Ireland, China, Iran and Brazil. Donald Trump emphasized that if this is not done, then 3 million Americans will be able to die.
New coronavirus outbreak in Barcelona
The Spanish authorities urged people not to leave the house and imposed certain quarantine restrictions. Information on the increase in the number of new infections was confirmed by the Ministry of Health of the country.
In Britain, the number of coronavirus victims may be overestimated
Studies of the Center for Evidence-Based Medicine in Britain indicate that the list of mortality from coronavirus in the country includes discharged patients whose death was not at all related to the fact that they had COVID-19. In particular, the list of people who died from the effects of coronavirus includes people who have been ill long before death.
NATO: Russia and China use coronavirus pandemic for propaganda
Russia and China used the coronavirus pandemic to spread their propaganda. According to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, NATO allies were trying to quarrel. In particular, during the pandemic, while the focus of the international community was on the situation with the coronavirus, Russia increased its military presence in Libya.
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Scientists urged volunteers to become infected with SARS-CoV-2
More than 100 leading scientists, including 15 Nobel laureates, wrote an open letter urging volunteers participating in clinical trials of the vaccine to try to get infected with coronavirus. Scientists noted that deliberate infection of a large number of people will significantly accelerate the study of the effectiveness and safety of drugs.
How long is enough to get coronavirus?
To get COVID-19, you need to be closer than a meter from the person who is the carrier for at least 15 minutes. This was told by the head of the WHO office in Ukraine, Jarno Habicht. According to him, it is difficult to study asymptomatic cases, but the main source of infection is still people with symptoms.