Coronavirus tests to be delivered to all regions of Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Today, on March 23, 250,000 tests arrived in Ukraine from China
19:25, 23 March 2020

Associated Press

Ukraine has received polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests to detect coronavirus for more than 10 days. The tests will be delivered to all regions. The press service of the Office of the President of Ukraine reported that.

"The Il-76 military aircraft that returned from China on Monday night has sent the first batch of medical cargo to Ukraine. Two types of tests, in particular, for PCR and rapid diagnostics," the statement said.

About 100,000 tests will be sent to the Armed Forces, State Border Guard Service, National Guard and police units. Another 100,000 tests will be submitted to hospitals, identified as the basic ones for anti-epidemic measures.

Related: More than 27,000 Ukrainians expected to return back home, - Ukraine’s MFA

As we reported earlier, over the last 24 hours, the Ukrainian border guards processed over 22,000 people, including 15,000 for entrance.

It was reported that one of the arrivals was diagnosed with Covid-19 coronavirus.

“At Boryspil checkpoint, during the procession for arrival, a passenger of one of the flights, a citizen of Ukraine complained about feeling bad. A man had the express test, which showed a positive result and confirmed the infection with coronavirus. The diseased was transferred to the infectious unit of the hospital,” the message said.

Related: Kyiv receives 70,000 respiratory masks, - mayor

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