By late November, Ukraine could register 15,000 Covid patients every day, - Prime Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

Denys Shmygal is confident that the Ukrainian healthcare system will be able to cope with this tough test
15:50, 5 November 2020

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal
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By the end of this month, there could be 15,000 Covid-sick people registered in Ukraine every day. Denys Shmygal, the Prime Minister of Ukraine reported that as quoted by 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"By the end of the month, we could get 15,000 [sick people] per day. It's not a secret; there are, let's say, today's figures, and usual math proves that we're going to get these figures soon. By the end of the year, this figure could grow to 20,000 people a day. Out healthcare system is getting ready for such things, we're going to endure this", Shmygal said. 

He added that there are enough beds in Ukraine, but extra facilities copuld be deployed, too.

Related: Ukraine might joint development of anti-Covid-19 vaccine held by AstraZeneca

Earlier, we reported that the Healthcare Ministry was going to extend the adaptive quarantine in Ukraine. 

On November 4, 9,850 new cases of Covid-19 have been observed in Ukraine. 430,467 cases have been confirmed since the pandemic reached the country. 7,924 people died (+193 over day), 184,782 recovered (+8.378 over day).

Related: Ukraine introduces new criteria for hospitalization of people with Covid-19

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