1,676 health workers in Ukraine infected with coronavirus

Source : 112 Ukraine

The largest number of infected among health workers is in Chernivtsi, Ternopil and Rivne regions
19:05, 26 April 2020


As of the morning of April 26, 1,676 healthcare workers in Ukraine were infected with the coronavirus. This was announced at a briefing by the Minister of Health of Ukraine Maxym Stepanov.

"The number of medical workers who contracted Covid-19 coronavirus disease as of this morning is 1676. We have the largest number of sick medical workers in the Chernivtsi, Ternopil, and Rivne regions," Stepanov said.

He noted that over the past day, 101 healthcare workers have become infected with the coronavirus.

We recall, as of the morning of April 26, 8617 laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid-19 were recorded in Ukraine, of which 209 were fatal, 840 patients recovered. 492 new cases were recorded per day.

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As we reported, the number of hospitalized patients with Covid-19 in Wuhan, which was previously considered the epicenter of the spread of the virus, has decreased to zero. Another 12 people are being treated in self-isolation. This was reported by Xinhuanet.

The representative of the National Health Commission of China, Mi Feng, on April 26 said that the last 11 patients who had recovered from coronavirus infection were discharged from hospitals in Wuhan.

"The result was achieved thanks to the hard work of doctors in Wuhan and those who were sent to help Wuhan fight the virus from all over the country," he said.

Another 12 people are being treated at home in Wuhan, there is not a single person in serious condition among them.

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