What is the situation with the epidemic in Ukraine: an online briefing of the Ministry of health

The epidemic is still raging in Ukraine, the infected more

Health Minister Maxim Stepanov gives the online briefing. He reported recent data on the epidemic of coronavirus in Ukraine.

As reported “Today”, as of morning on may 8 throughout Ukraine have been 14 laboratory confirmed 195 cases COVID-19, 361 of them fatal. Only Thursday the number of infected grew by 504 people. In addition, of the total number of infected coronavirus found 933 children. Leaders in the infection of the population remain Chernivtsi region and Kyiv. See more card cases in the regions.

Meanwhile, the growing number of infected and in the occupied Crimea. In the last days there were recorded 160 cases of coronavirus, and 38 of them imported from abroad, including from Russia. 22 cases identified by contact with newcomers from Russia. In Sevastopol on the COVID-19 98 sick people. Note that this is not official data, but only the statistics of the occupation “authorities”.

Meanwhile it became known that in Ukrainian hospitals will experience the drug from COVID-19. The Deputy head of the Ministry of health Irina Mikituk noted that the tests are carried out only with the consent of the patient.