Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko has stated that Ukraine is moving to the second stage of responding to coronavirus infection. Lyashko announced this at a briefing that was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
According to the sanitary doctor, the Ministry of Health continues to deploy and increase the number of beds for coronavirus-infected people in the country's medical institutions.
"I would like to emphasize once again that all scheduled surgeries and scheduled hospitalizations are prohibited in our hospitals starting from Monday. Hospitals will accept only urgent patients and patients with coronavirus disease. The situation is extremely tense at this moment," the official said.
As we reported earlier, as of November 6, Ukraine deployed 44,061 beds for people infected with Covid-19.
It is worth noting that the maximum number of beds that can be established is 52,000.
On November 14, the country will impose the weekend quarantine. Only critical infrastructure objects will work on these days, including grocery shops, pharmacies, and public transport.