Dynamics of Covid-19 incidence in ‘red’ zones drop down, - PM

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Denys Shmygal, restrictive measures give positive results
20:59, 5 October 2020

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal

The latest statistics showcase that restrictive measures imposed in the regions of Ukraine are giving positive results, and the dynamics of Covid-19 incidence in the cities that are currently assigned to the "red" zones are decreasing. Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal reported this to President Zelensky during a conference call, the press service of the President's Office reports.

The president also raised the issue of oxygen supply to hospital beds for patients diagnosed with coronavirus.

Related: Over 50% of beds in hospitals occupied by patients with Covid-19, - Health Minister

"As of two last conference calls, the oxygen supply to the beds for Covid-19 patients was 40.7%, and our goal is over 80%. The issues we have to solve in a few days are being solved for weeks. And we need to speed this process up. The high workload of laboratories is also one of the issues," said Zelensky.

As we reported earlier, today, on October 5, the new epidemical zoning came into effect in Ukraine.

Ternopil remains to stay in the ‘red’ zone; besides, Kaniv, Cherkasy region was added to this zone.

The ‘orange’ zone includes Vinnytsia, Lutsk, Dnipro, Uzhhorod, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Mykolaiv, Poltava, Sumy, Kharkiv, Khmelnytsky and Chernivtsi.

The ‘yellow’ zone includes Kryvy Rih, Zhytomyr, Zaporizhia, Odesa, Rivne, Kherson, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Kyiv, and the majority of Kyiv region.

All other settlements and districts are in the "green" zone.

Related: Ukraine’s Healthcare Minister reports increase in number of hospitalized with Covid-19

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