In March, 1,648 cases of tuberculosis were registered in Ukraine. 12.5 thousand people were being treated for tuberculosis as of March 2021. The Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine reported this.
"In March 2021, 1,648 cases of tuberculosis were registered in Ukraine: 1,284 new cases, 362 patients with relapse, 44 patients who resumed treatment after a break, 75 patients started re-treatment after a failure, 31 other cases, and 2 patients with an unknown history of previous treatment," the statement said.
A total of 12,510 people were treated for tuberculosis in March 2021.
As it was reported earlier, tuberculosis is one of the ten basic causes of death and the main cause of death from one infectious agent.