Due to the rapid spread of Covid-2019 around the world, a national headquarters operates in Ukraine, which collects information about the country twice a day for the detection of coronavirus. The NSDC emphasizes that the Chinese virus will not pass our country.
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It is known that on the border with Ukraine, the SPSU and the Ministry of Health have begun temperature screening of passengers traveling from Italy. The survey is also conducted at checkpoints on the border with Slovakia, Romania and Poland.
Coronavirus in Ukraine: who is suspected of being infected
Not confirmed. In Ternopol hospitalized a child aged 2.5 years with suspected coronavirus. The family recently returned from Spain. Since Covid-2019 outbreaks were recorded in the country, the child underwent appropriate laboratory tests. Subsequently, it was reported that the suspicion was not confirmed.
"According to the results of a study at the regional laboratory center, this child was found to have group B flu. The necessary treatment is given to a small patient," the press service of the Ternopol City Council said.
Suspect. On February 29, a man with clinical signs of influenza was hospitalized in the Chernivtsi Infectious Disease Hospital. He recently returned from Italy, where he traveled from February 21. Upon returning home, I felt good. Now the man has a fever and a sensation of sore throat. They hospitalized him in an emergency medical machine. Doctors began a virological examination of the patient.
Not confirmed. On February 27, a woman arrived in Boryspil from Italy, whose temperature was recorded. She was immediately taken to a medical institution for studies that did not confirm the presence of the virus.
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Not confirmed. Earlier in Chernivtsi, doctors checked for the disease of two people. All analyzes were negative.
Not confirmed. In Transcarpathia, a resident of the village of Dedovo with acute respiratory illness and fever got into the regional infectious diseases hospital. Coronavirus has not been diagnosed.
Not confirmed. On February 28, in Ivano-Frankivsk, a 63-year-old woman who came from Italy was hospitalized in a clinical infectious diseases hospital.
Not confirmed. On February 28, in the Kirovograd region, a person who returned from Italy was suspected of having an infection. Samples were sent to a virological reference laboratory, where the presence of coronavirus was disproved.
How many Ukrainians have been diagnosed with coronavirus?
As of February 29, five Ukrainians fell ill with SARS-CoV-2. All cases occurred outside of Ukraine.
4 people became infected on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. We add that in total there were 25 Ukrainians on the ship who were crew members. Covid-2019 patients were hospitalized, and Ukraine is considering the possibility of evacuating 21 people.
However, there is some positive news. The Ukrainian, who was one of the first to get sick on the ship, fully recovered. She was discharged from the hospital on February 27
The fifth Ukrainian citizen with a coronovirus was a 26-year-old girl who lives and works in Italy. She is now in a hospital in Naples. Her parents and all who probably contacted her were quarantined.
Five cases of coronavirus infection among Ukrainians were recorded / Getty Images
Frequently asked questions about Ukraine’s struggle with a possible outbreak
How many infectious boxes in Ukraine are for patients with suspected coronavirus: 2.5 thousand boxes are the first rooms in which people with suspicion are isolated, and where medical care will be provided to patients in case of laboratory confirmation.
How many places are in Ukraine in case of an outbreak of coronavirus: there are 12 thousand beds in case of an outbreak of coronavirus infection. Thus, in the event of an epidemic, there will be enough space for 4 months.
Coronavirus in numbers / 24 channel infographics
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