Kherson region as early as next week may enter the "red" quarantine zone. This was announced by the Minister of Health of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko, the press service of the regional state administration reports.
Now the minister is in Kherson region due to the significant spread of the coronavirus in the region. The minister visited several hospitals in the region and mass vaccination centers.
During the briefing, Lyashko did not rule out the inclusion of the Kherson region to the "red" quarantine zone due to the situation with the coronavirus.
According to him, the final decision is expected from the State Commission on Technogenic and Environmental Safety and Emergency Situations. It is scheduled for October 12-13.
As we reported earlier, over the last 24 hours, Ukrainian doctors confirmed 11,344 new cases of Covid-19, including 1,149 children and 122 healthcare workers.
3,712 people have been taken to hospitals during this period; 162 patients deceased and 2,581 recovered. 67,392 tests have been taken.
Most of the confirmed cases have been observed in Kharkiv (1,783), Odesa (1,010), Dnipropetrovsk (838), Zaporizhia (836) and Donetsk (819) regions.