Covid-19 incidence among medics drops to nine percent from total number of infected in Ukraine, - Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

In early April, this number was 20 percent, Maksym Stepanov said
08:04, 1 July 2020

Ukraine's Healthcare Minister Maksym Stepanov

The morbidity rate of Covid-19 among Ukrainian medics has reduced to nine percent from the total number of infected. Maksym Stepanov, the Healthcare Minister posted this on Facebook.

"If in early April, the Covid-19 morbidity rate of our workers made 20 percent of the total number of the sick... currently, this figure dropped to nine percent. We gradually provided hospitals with personal protection devices. They were absent at the beginning of the epidemic in Ukraine - at all," he said.

As we reported earlier, the number of those hospitalized due to coronavirus increased from 749 to 1,410 cases - that is, twice.

Related: Number of people hospitalized with Covid-19 increased twice in Ukraine

As of June 30, 706 new cases were observed in Ukraine. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 44,334 people got infected. 19,115 recovered, and 1,159 passed away.

Related: First lady of Ukraine recovers from Covid-19

Olena Zelenska, the wife of president Volodymyr Zelensky continues to undergo treatment from coronavirus infection caused by bilateral polysegmentary pneumonia. The press department of the Presidential Office reported that on June 30.

The first lady has been staying at a hospital in Kyiv. Olena Zelenska is still on anti-bacterial therapy; she remains in isolation, under the supervision of doctors.

On June 12, Zelenska received a positive result of a test for Covid-19. Then, she felt fine and did not reveal any symptoms of the disease. On June 16, she was taken to hospital.

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