"Tonight, the huge good heart of my best friend Hennadiy Kernes stopped," he wrote.
According to Fuks, the consequences of coronavirus infection have given Kernes serious complications to the work of vital organs and systems of his body.
The official’s death was also confirmed by his stepson Rodion Haisynskyi on Instagram.
On September 15, it was stated that his friends and relatives had been considering options for transportation to one of the European countries. The initial place for transportation was Vienna, but then Germany became a priority.
On October 2, Hennadiy Kernes received a negative test result, which means there were no traces of Covid-19 in his body.
On December 11, he suffered kidney failure. The official was put on hemodialysis.