Only 20% of patients with coronavirus in Ukraine need hospitalization, - Health Ministry

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Koshalko, imposing strict quarantine throughout country is not advisable
11:12, 27 June 2020

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Most Ukrainians who are newly infected with coronavirus tolerate the disease easily, but 20% of patients need hospitalization. Oksana Koshalko, an epidemiologist at the Center for Public Health of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, said this on the TV program Freedom Live.

"80% are mild forms of morbidity. More than 20% of patients from all reported cases do not need hospitalization. And only 5% need intensive care," she said.

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According to Oksana Koshalko, since the same increase in the disease is not registered throughout Ukraine, but only in certain areas, it is not advisable to impose strict quarantine throughout the country.

As we reported before, as of the morning of June 27, Ukraine recorded 42,065 cases of Covid-19 coronavirus.

The National Security and Defense Council reported that. So, over the last day recorded 948 new cases of Covid-19. Since the start of the pandemic, 1,110 people have died from coronavirus in Ukraine, and 18,701 have recovered.

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