As of March 17, Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry reported 14 officially confirmed cases of Covid-19; two of 14 patients deceased.
The data is correct as of 8 p.m. Tuesday. Most of the cases are observed in Chernivtsi region, western Ukraine; one case was registered in Zhytomyr region, and one more in Kyiv region. Another two cases were observed in Kyiv.
The man who got sick in Kyiv region just returned from a trip abroad; he's 44.
A 33-year-old woman passed away in Chernivtsi region. A 31-year-old person and a 18-year-old youngster (their sexes were not revealed), as well as three children (10 years old, one, and one and a half years old) got infected in the same region. All of them contacted a person who was previously diagnosed with coronavirus.
Earlier, an elderly woman in Zhytomyr region passsed away; she was infected with coronavirus, too.
Previously, Mykola Povoroznyk, Deputy Head of Kyiv city state administration said that there are currently no medical masks in Ukraine; the local entrepreneurships are changing the setting in order to produce these masks.