Ukrainians are advised to abstain from visiingt some regions of France because of the increase in cases of coronavirus infection there. The corresponding message was published in the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine.
"Due to the increase in the number of cases of respiratory diseases caused by coronavirus in France (COVID-19), the Ukrainian Embassy in France recommends Ukrainian citizens who are in this country or intend to visit it, and those who belong to the most vulnerable category (the elderly and the people with chronic diseases) to follow the recommendations on measures to protect themselves against infection by the disease, in particular - to avoid regions (Oise, Somme, Haute Savoie, Alpes Maritimes), where cases of the disease are recorded, avoid contact with sick people". "Do not attend mass events, use protective masks in crowded places, observe personal hygiene," the report said.
As we reported before, not a single laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19 was recorded in Ukraine. The press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of Healthcare reported this on February 29.
It is noted that on February 28, the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine received two reports of suspected COVID-19 from Ivano-Frankivsk and Kirovohrad regions (western and central Ukraine, respectively).