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Ukrainian Armed Forces report first fatal case caused by Covid-19

Source : 112 Ukraine

A woman who worked at a military unit has deceased
13:34, 7 April 2020

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A woman, who worked at a military unit, which is located in the Ivano-Frankivsk region, has died from a coronavirus. The head of mass media relations service of the Medical Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Oleksiy Mazepa stated this on the air of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

At the end of March, doctors claimed that the woman became ill with ARVI. She was subsequently hospitalized at Nadvirne Central Hospital on March 30, and was transferred to the intensive care unit.

"Unfortunately, she died yesterday morning, and by evening we received results of PCR test, which confirmed that she had a coronavirus disease. Confirmation came to the hospital only on the evening of April 6," Mazepa said.

Related: Why Ukraine suffers from lack of sanitizers?

In total, four cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in the Armed Forces of Ukraine, one of them was fatal.

As we reported earlier, Healthcare Minister of Ukraine Maksym Stepanov assured that patients in moderate and serious conditions would be provided with free treatment from coronavirus

“As for today, the issue of treatment, especially of diseased in moderate and severe patients, should be implemented by the state. And we urgently reconsider it. We review the health packages, medical guarantees to ensure the presence of Covid-19 in them to treat it,” Stepanov said. 

Related: Covid-19: Ukraine hits 1462 cases of coronavirus

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