In Ukrainian hospitals there are over two thousand mechanical ventilation devices. Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov announced this during a briefing, according to the telegram channel Koronavіrus_іnfo.
"Today, in 243 first-wave hospitals identified for hospitalization of patients with coronavirus disease, there are 2071 mechanical ventilation devices. Now 175 devices are involved, that is a little more than 8%," the minister said.
As we reported before, today in Ukraine 1031 medical workers and 358 children have got coronavirus infection.
According to him, a total of 4695 studies were carried out by PCR over the previous day.
"Speaking by regions, over the past 24 hours the largest number of confirmed cases have been registered in the Chernivtsi region - 49 and the city of Kyiv - 31," the minister said.
Also, as of the morning of April 19, 5449 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus were recorded in Ukraine
According to the Public Health Center of Ukraine center, 343 cases were diagnosed in the country per day. The number of deaths is 141, another 347 people recovered.