Coronavirus outbreak detected in psychiatric hospital in Kharkiv region

Source : 112 Ukraine

Currently, there are 11 patients with coronavirus at the hospital
15:59, 26 April 2020

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An outbreak of coronavirus was observed in a psychiatric hospital in Kharkiv region. The head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration Oleksiy Kucher announced this on his Telegram channel.

“Over the past day, 22 cases of Covid-19 disease have been lab-confirmed in the region - according to preliminary information, they reside in Kharkiv, Zachepilovsky, Chuhuivsky, Izyumsky, Zmiivsky and Bogodukhivsky districts. The source of the disease’s origin in some confirmed cases is still being specified. But, as you know now, 11 patients are at the Regional Psychiatric Hospital No. 1 (residents of the Chuhuivsky, Zmiivsky, Izyumsky, Bogodukhivsky, Zachepylivsky districts),” Kucher wrote.

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More than 170 children and young people are there, many with serious disorders and a weakened immune system.

Adi Rocher, founder of the Chornobyl Children's Charity, says the orphanage lacks medication for treatment. The orphanage asked the government to transport the children.

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