Another 12 Covid-19 cases in Kyiv; 279 infected in capital

Source : 112 Ukraine

Particularly, four children are infected
13:15, 7 April 2020

Vitaliy Klitschko
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In Kyiv, during the past 24 hours, the number of people infected with coronavirus increased by 12 people. One person died. Totally, there are 279 diseased in the capitalб as 112 Ukraine TV channel reported citing Kyiv Mayor Vitaly Klitschko.

“The number of Kyiv citizens infected with coronavirus during the last 24 hours increased by 12. Four of them are children. And a medical worker. One case during the last day is lethal. Totally, there are 279 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection,” Klitschko said.

He noted that three women at the age of 34 up to 41 and two three-year-old girls are infected. Besides, five men at the age of 31 up to 67 are infected. And two boys at the age of six and 15.

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A 36-year-old person died.

“The doctors of Oleksandrivsky fought for the life of a man for almost two weeks. He was on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). But the lungs of a man were afflicted. That is why they could not save him,” Kyiv mayor said.

Two patients were hospitalized. Another 10 are treated at home, at self-isolation, under control of the doctors. The majority of Kyiv citizens, whose diagnosis was confirmed during the past 24 hours, did not come abroad recently. They were infected in Ukraine.

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As we reported, the number of coronavirus cases in Ukraine has increased to 1,462 cases. Ukraine observed 45 deaths, 28 patients successfully recovered. Over the last 24 hours, 143 new cases have been recorded.

On March 13, the government closed the border for foreigners. Starting from midnight on March 17, Ukraine closed all types of movement through the state border within the measures on the fight against coronavirus pandemic. The ban was introduced for international railway, air and bus traffic. However, the evacuation of the Ukrainians continued. On March 25, the Cabinet of Ministers extended quarantine for 30 days, up to April 24. Besides, the state border was completely closed on March 28.

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