Ukrainian has been living and working in the Italian region of Lombardy for six years – now it is located 30 kilometers from the municipality of Lodi, in which an outbreak of the virus was recorded.
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According to the woman, there is no panic among locals. “We were just at the supermarket, the shelves are full there. People are all adequate enough. Everything that happens is the state’s preventive measures to stop the spread of the virus,” she explained.
The star emphasized that all residents are well informed about how to behave if you notice symptoms of coronavirus. First of all, you need to call 112, and not go to the hospital.
The doctor consults with you on the phone and then decides: to go to you to check for the virus, or you can just sit at home and get a cold,
– noted the Ukrainian.
She added that Italians are asked not to go to restaurants and not to take part in collective events or public celebrations, which are now prohibited. “People were told that this is quarantine, so it’s better to stay at home and wait for this moment,” the Star explained.
Reference. Due to the emergency situation with the spread of the virus in Italy, restrictions on movement in some regions have been introduced. The Italians were banned from leaving their municipalities; entry into them is also closed. For violation of this prohibition three years of imprisonment are supposed.
In addition, the Ukrainian noted that local residents are constantly in contact with doctors. But doctors say the same thing – the media fanned this panic.
As Ekaterina Zvezda noted, this virus is dangerous for the elderly and those who have weakened immunity. After all, it was the elderly who died of coronavirus in Italy, in which other diseases, in particular oncological ones, were discovered.
Coronavirus Mortality Data / Channel 24 Infographics
Ukrainka also said that almost no one has masks on the streets. Moreover, the locals received a message from the head doctor that they were not saving from coronavirus.
Coronavirus protection is needed only by doctors and carabinieri. That is, those who have contact with probable patients. They were given such special masks,
– noted the Star.
"Everything is calm in Lombardy. I talked with those in the Veneto region a little worse. But the situation is really funny. After all, Venice is the same place where they write that they are sweeping everything off the shelves of supermarkets, there are 60 thousand local ones. Who creates panic? Tourists, "the woman is convinced.
Note! In Italy, there were no cases of infection of Ukrainians with coronavirus
Ekaterina Zvezda emphasized that she did not intend to return to Ukraine in the near future. She also believes that the Italian authorities are doing everything to stop the spread of the disease. In addition, virologists claim that the situation should improve with the advent of heat.
"You can’t succumb to the panic that is now in the media. Yes, for Italians, this whole quarantine situation is strange and new. After all, school and university studies were canceled here until March 1. Previously, this was not even with outbreaks of flu. Therefore, people are a little confused “It's an unusual situation for them,” she explained.
Do not panic. It is necessary to observe the rules of disinfection, not to appear in public places. The Italian authorities said: "Let's try to contain this virus together,"
– summed up the Ukrainian.
We will note that earlier the head of WHO Tedros Adan Gebreisus at a briefing said that the peak of the coronavirus epidemic has already passed. He also stressed that scientists did not detect mutations of the Covid-2019 virus.