Six cases the Covid Delta strain infection were found in Kyiv, as positive tests results were confirmed at Kyiv City Oleksandrivska Clinical Hospital. This was reported by Kyiv Municipal Health Department press service.
The new strain was identified in people aged 21 to 73 years.
"The studies were carried out thanks to the reagents specially purchased by the hospital for the diagnosis of this strain. Now the biomaterial has been transferred for confirmation to Kyiv City Laboratory Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine," the message says.
To note, as of July 15, only four cases of infection with the Delta strain of coronavirus were officially confirmed in Ukraine.
As it was reported earlier, Ukraine's Chief State Sanitary Doctor Ihor Kuzin said that the number of people infected with the Delta strain would probably increase in Ukraine.