In Ukraine, the first case of a new coronavirus was recorded. in the world 90 937 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 were recorded, of which 3117 were fatal. Already 48,017 people have recovered by 3 March.
The first case was recorded in Chernivtsi, it is a man. This was reported by Deputy Minister of Health of Ukraine Viktor Liashko.
On February 28, the traveler returned from Italy and entered Ukraine through Romania. Temperature screening at the border showed nothing; the man looked healthy. However, the symptoms of a fatal disease appeared the next day.
“We have four cases of suspected coronavirus, Now one case has been confirmed,” Viktor Liashko said.
The man traveled with his wife, now she is in quarantine with no symptoms of coronavirus illness. “It is very good that these people followed the advice of the Ministry of Health, upon returning from Italy, were on self-isolation and not meet with anyones. They were self-employed in their apartment,” Mr. Lyashko added.
Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, as of February 28, sure that there is no cases of coronavirus among the 39 Ukrainian citizens who refused to evacuate in the province of Hubei.
Foreign Ministry also issued updated recommendations to citizens of Ukraine to temporarily refrain from traveling to Hubei and Wuhan, as well as to postpone trips that are not urgently needed to other territories of China.
According to Ministry of Health report, in Italy, Ukrainian citizne , who arrived from the city of Cremona, was diagnosed with COVID-19. Now she is in the hospital “Cotugno” (Naples), and her life, according to doctors, is not in danger, This situation is under special control of the Consulate of Ukraine in Naples and the Ukrainian Embassy in Italy.
The Italian goverment controls the epidemiological situation in the state, where there are two foci of the disease in Lombardy and Veneto region, while in other regions there are isolated cases that do not constitute a mass threat to residents.
On February 27, process of disembarking passengers from the Diamond Princess Cruise ship began, where 25 Ukrainian citizens crew members. everyone will be quarantined for two weeks, after which, provided negative results of the corresponding tests, they will be able to travel outside Japan.
On February 28, three Ukrainian citizens diagnosed with the presence of the COVID-19 virus continue to be in medical facilities in Tokyo. Now the condition of our compatriots is satisfactory. On February 27, a Ukrainian citizen was discharged from the hospital, who had already undergone treatment and now he lives is in local hotel.
On February 28, exercises in the case of coronavirus began in several medical institutions throughout Ukraine. Exercises have already taken place in the Alexander Hospital in Kyiv and in Lutsk city. They were attended by doctors, rescuers, representatives of the police and local authorities.
The medical system, Ukraine’s Ministry of Health, is fully prepared in case of fixation of the coronavirus. In Ukraine there are about 12,000 beds in infectious diseases hospitals, 2 thousand infectious disease doctors and 5,000 other medical workers working in infectious diseases hospitals.
On February 28, the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine received 2 reports of suspected COVID-19 from Ivano-Frankivsk and Kirovograd regions. In both cases, persons returned from Italy and have symptoms of coronavirus illness. Preliminary results of analysis gave a negative result for influenza viruses. Samples for further research were sent to the virological-reference laboratory.