Four cases of Covid-19 reported in Ukrainian army, - Defense Minister

Source : 112 Ukraine

A 42-year-old lady who worked for the military succumbed to the disease in Ivano-Frankivsk region
08:46, 8 April 2020

Ukraine’s Defense Minister Andriy Taran

The Ukrainian military reports four cases of infection with Covid-19 among the staff. Defense Minister Andriy Taran said so as quoted by the press office of the Ministry.

"Unfortunately, a 42-year-old woman deceased. She was the employee of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and worked as a civilian operators of a boiler house in a military unit in Ivano-Frankivsk region", the minister said.

Taran claimed that currently, 87 people among the Armed Forces are staying in isolation. Over the next three days, 18 of them will have their isolation term over. The Minister claimed that the Defense Ministry dioes everything possible to save the staff from the disease spread.

Related: Council of Europe calls to protect prison population from coronavirus infection

As we reported earlier, 17 citizens of Ukraine have recovered from the coronavirus infection abroad. 174 more are getting the treatment. Ukraine's Foreign Ministry reported that on Facebook.

The Ukrainian patients are being treated in Italy (121), Greece (22), Poland (4), Germany (4), Austria (3), and other countries. 14,624 Ukrainians returned home within the Protection system, launched by the Foreign Ministry.

The number of those who deceased due to the complications caused by the disease has not changed; five people have succumbed to the illness so far.

Related: 17 Ukrainians recovered from Covid-19 while staying abroad

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