Covid-2019: Ukraine's border guards to establish control at all border checkpoints

Source : 112 Ukraine

During the incubation period, doctors would communicate with the person at the place of stay
16:33, 26 February 2020

Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Health
State Enterprise Center of Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine

The condition of all the passengers, who were on the same bus or plane with a potential patient, would be monitored at Ukraine's border with the EU. Chief sanitary and epidemiological doctor of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko announced this to journalists at a briefing in the Cabinet of Ministers.

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During the incubation period, doctors and a family doctor will communicate with the person at the place of stay.

People, who are suspected of being infected with coronavirus, will be taken to infectious diseases hospitals where additional tests will be carried out and after that certain decisions will be made.

In addition, Ukraine has developed a memo on self-isolation, which is implemented in most countries of the world. People who have been to countries where coronavirus infection has been reported are advised to “have an observation at home” and minimize contact with other people.

If you have symptoms, it’s important not to go to the doctor, but to call him. After that, either an ambulance will come and hospitalize the patient, or the doctor will come home for examination on his own

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February 25, Ukraine has introduced additional security measures on its borders. In Transcarpathia, they were strengthened because in 99% of cases vehicles on the Italy - Ukraine route use the Tisa checkpoint. Border guards work in masks and gloves and subjected more than 2,100 people to temperature screening per day.

As we reported before, in Ukraine, ten people have died from influenza and ARVI over the past week.

From February 17 to February 23, 217,459 people fell ill with the flu, of which 61% were children. Non-epidemic level of influenza activity persists only in Kharkiv, Luhansk, Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhya regions and in Kyiv.


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