This was reported by the press service of the Center for Public Health.
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New cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Kiev and Donetsk regions.
As of March 18, 22:00, the virological reference laboratory of the Center for Public Health confirmed the presence of coronavirus in 16 people.
In which areas of Ukraine coronavirus was recorded:
In the Chernivtsi region 10; In the Kiev region – 2; In Kiev – 2; In the Zhytomyr region – 1; In the Donetsk region – 1;
Also, 2 fatal cases with complications caused by the disease were registered: in the Zhytomyr and Chernivtsi regions.
What is known about the patient from the Donetsk region
The chairman of the Donetsk Regional State Administration, Pavel Kirilenko, said that the virus was found in a 52-year-old mariupol resident who returned from Egypt. Now doctors give him all the necessary help.
People contacted by the man were found. The health status of contact persons is monitored.
Kirilenko urged the residents of Mariupol to remain calm and take care of both personal and information hygiene.
The Ministry of Health calls on Ukrainians not to take quarantine measures lightly.
Stay home. Self-isolation is the most effective way to protect yourself,
– the message says.
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