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11 Border Guards got infected with coronavirus since epidemic reached Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Their treatment is under control; all those who contacted them are identified, their health conditions are monitored, too
13:02, 27 April 2020

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

Eleven workers of Ukraine's State Border Guard appear to be infected with Covid-19. Their test results were lab-confirmed, and all of them are now undergoing treatment. The press department of the State Border Guard reported that on April 27.

"As of April 27, 2020, 11 representatives of the State Border Guard of Ukraine, the servicemen and workers, have the lab-confirmed diagnosis of Covid-19", reads the message.

Their treatment is under control; all those who contacted them are identified, their health conditions are monitored, too. The infected border guards have their working schedules changed in order to minimize the number of physical contacts.

Related: Doctors inform on new signs of Covid-19

As of early April 27, the number of lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases in Ukraine made 9,009. 220 of those proved lethal. 864 people recovered from the disease. Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry reported that on its Telegram channel.
 
The largest number of occasions is obsered in Chernivtsi region (1,375), the capital city Kyiv (1,220), Ternopil region (612) and Kyiv region (570 cases).

The data from temporarily occupied territories of Donbas and the annexed Crimea is not available.
 
The lab tests were conducted at a reference lab of the Pubic Health Centre of Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry, as well as local labs. As of the morning of April 27, the Centre got 647 messages about suspicion for Covid-19. Since the beginning of the year, the number of messages has reached 25,489.
 
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