As of the morning of March 15, only three cases of Covid-19 infection were recorded in Ukraine, and another 12 reports of suspected infection are under investigation. The press service of the Ministry of Health reports that.
"As of the morning of March 15, three laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid-19 were registered in Ukraine: in the Chernivtsi region - two cases and in the Zhytomyr region - one (lethal). In total, from the beginning of 2020, 79 reports of suspected Covid-19 [were observed] (3 cases confirmed by laboratory, 64 - negative, no coronavirus, 12 - investigated)," the report said.
The department noted that since the beginning of the year, the virology laboratory of the Center for Public Health has tested about 500 samples for the new coronavirus infection Covid-19.
As we reported before, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky addressed Ukrainians regarding the country's complete closure of air traffic due to the coronavirus pandemic. 112 Ukraine TV channel conducted the broadcast.
Ukraine closed regular flights with other countries. Cargo checkpoints in airports, railroads, seaports and roadways will continue to operate.