Six lung ventilators arrive in Ukraine from Israel

Source : 112 Ukraine

The devices are being distributed to hospitals
08:03, 22 April 2020

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Six lung ventilators have been delivered to Ukraine from Israel. Ukraine's Foreign Ministry reported that on Wednesday morning.

Kerzner Ofer, the Ukrainian consul was the one who purchased the devices for Ukrainian medical establishments.

"The Foreign Ministry thanks Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Israel for such a necessary humanitarian assistance for our country", the Ukrainian diplomatic authority said.

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The ventilators are now being distributed to hospitals to help medics fight the coronavirus.

On April 13, the press service of Ukraine's presidential office reported that Ukrainian hospitals could receive the domestically produced lung ventilators during the coming weeks.

Related: Peak of Covid-19 morbidity rate in Ukraine expected in early May, - PM

The peak of coronavirus sickness rate in Ukraine is expected in the beginning of May. The press service of the President's Office reported that quoting Denys Shmygal, the Prime Minister of Ukraine.

The head of the government was among the officials present at the conference gathered and led by the President. Shmygal addressed the build-up of the disease in the country.

"We've got to specify and tell the people when and what will be opened [after the lockdown is over], what is the clear plan of the government's actions. The peak of morbidity is expected in early May. People should understand if they can take a walk in the park, when the barber shops, lawyer offices and other kinds of business will resume working. I know that the Olympians need to practice to stay in shape. All people should have clear vision of how and when the lockdown may soften", the Prime Minister said.


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