Ministry of Health considers continuing quarantine in Ukraine, - official

Source : 112 Ukraine

The quarantine can get more restrictive
10:53, 20 March 2020

Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Health
State Enterprise Center of Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine is considering continuing the quarantine. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Health Viktor Lyashko during the talk show Pravo na Vladu (Right for the Power).

"We are preparing and considering possible options for continuing quarantine ... If this is the case, then quarantine will be continued ... it may be more restrictive," the official said.

He added that everything would depend on the dynamics of the spread of the virus. However, the current situation confirms that the virus is spreading within the country.

Related: Number of Covid-19 cases in Ukraine reaches 26

Lyashko called on doctors and medical staff to support one another and to prepare for a difficult period.

As we reported earlier, as of late March 19, Centre for Public Healthcare of Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry reported another five cases of infection with Covid-2019.

Three cases already turned out lethal. On March 19, a woman who suffered from a number of diseases, including coronavirus, deceased in Ivano-Frankivsk region.

Other patients are isolated, they are being observed and diagnosed. 

Related: Ukraine to receive 50,000 systems for Covid-19 diagnostics, - Deputy Healthcare Minister

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