The plan was approved according to the results of the meeting of the government anti-crisis headquarters to counteract the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Ukraine, the Government portal writes.
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What was decided during the meeting:
check the reserves of the state reserve of personal protective equipment taking into account the three-month need; until March 11 to determine the amount of funds needed to replenish the state reserve; find out whether domestic manufacturers are able to meet the demand for personal protective equipment.
It is noted that the Antimonopoly Committee must ensure the implementation of the law on economic competition and the protection of patients' rights in the retail sale of protective equipment.
The Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Finance are obliged to submit proposals to increase funding for the purchase of medical devices, personal protective equipment and diagnostic materials, as well as test systems for determining coronavirus.
What measures have implemented
The Ministry of Health will develop a communication plan with the definition of action algorithms, if there will be cases of coronavirus, as well as create a network of centers for the control and prevention of diseases.
Border guards will continue to inspect everyone who arrives in Ukraine from abroad and through checkpoints of entry and exit from temporarily occupied territories.
In addition, it was instructed to ensure the duty at checkpoints of resuscitation and medical vehicles.
What is known about coronavirus in Ukraine: the main thing
March 3 in Ukraine in Chernivtsi recorded the first case of coronavirus. The patient turned out to be a man from Chernivtsi, who on the eve returned from a trip to Italy. In total, as of March 9, more than 3 thousand people died from viral pneumonia, which was provoked by coronavirus. The total number of infected people is 110,276 people worldwide. However, there is good news – more than 60 thousand people recovered. There is no coronavirus vaccine yet. However, China and the United States announced that they are already working on its creation. In particular, the US has already begun to test the vaccine in humans.
Coronavirus Mortality Data / Channel 24 Infographics
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