Covid-19 outbreak observed in Kherson hospital

Source : 112 Ukraine

30 patients and 25 medical employees infected with coronavirus
19:20, 29 March 2021

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The outbreak of Covid-19 occurred in Kherson Regional Clinical Hospital. The investigation will be held in the medical facility toward the non-observance of infection control as Kherson City State Administration reported.

“In Kherson Regional Clinical Hospital, the outbreak of Covid-19 is observed. As of 12:00, 30 patients and 25 medical employees are infected with coronavirus,” the message said.

The City State Administration added that the special commission was created on the investigation of non-observance of infection control in the hospital and proper management decisions will be made as a result of it.

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Moreover, according to the order of the Health Department of the Regional State Administration, for non-admission of the spread of the disease, scheduled hospitalization of patients is stopped for 14 days in surgery, orthopedic, neurosurgical, urological, intensive care and pulmonary units of the hospital.

The patients who receive treatment in the mentioned unit will continue to get it until the full recovery and discharge.

As we reported, over the last 24 hours, Ukrainian doctors confirmed 8,346 new cases of Covid-19, including 344 children and 140 healthcare workers. 3,129 people have been taken to hospitals during this period; 178 patients deceased, and 2,875 recovered. 39,732 tests have been taken.

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Ukraine, 1,652,409 people have contracted the disease, 1,303,500 have overcome it, 32,132 - have succumbed to it.

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