Management of medical institutions reports only every second doctor with Covid-19, - Lyashko

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to chief sanitary doctor, "you cannot close your eyes to such situation"
11:46, 16 May 2020


Heads of Ukrainian healthcare institutions neglect the requirement to report all coronavirus-infected physicians to the State Labor Service, which is investigating each such case. This was announced on Facebook by the chief sanitary doctor Viktor Lyashko.

"The cases of illnesses of doctors must be notified to the State Labor Service, which is investigating each such case. Unfortunately, the heads of healthcare institutions neglect this. Of the more than 3 thousand cases of Covid-19 among medical workers, as of now, only the disease of each is reported 2nd Medic! " - he noted.

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According to Lyashko, investigations have been completed so far in only 10 cases, in 7 of which a connection has been established between the profession and the disease.

In this regard, the chief health officer said that he plans to initiate consideration of this issue at a meeting of the fuel and energy complex and emergency.

"All the heads of the laboratory centers were instructed to urgently send epidemiologists to the commissions," he added.

As we reported before, in Ukraine, over the past day, another 528 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus were recorded; in total, 17,858 people were infected during the pandemic in the country.

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