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Over 3,500 Covid-19 cases observed in Chernivtsi region since epidemic began

Source : 112 Ukraine

The incidence in this particular region remains high
10:16, 5 June 2020

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On June 4, the number of those infected with coronavirus in Chernivtsi region (westernmost Ukraine) increased by 38 people. In general, local doctors observed 3,519 infection cases in this region since the epidemic reached the country. Serhiy Osachuk, the governor of Chernivtsi region reported that on Facebook.

On Thursday, the local lab centre tested 412 samples for coronavirus. 

"Thus, the general number of the infected in the region since the first confirmed case makes 3,519 people", said the governor.

According to the official, another 28 people recovered on that day.

The incidence in this particular region remains high.

Related: 96 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Chernivtsi region over 24 hours

Crimean human rights protection group and other NGOs filed a special appeal to the UNHCR, claiming serious violations of human rights in the annexed peninsula. This is mentioned in the message of the group. "A number of restrictions was imposed in penal colonies and remand centres of Crimea in order to co,mbat the Covid-19 spread. However, the real situation that showed up during the monitoring of Crimean human rights protection group raises serious concerns", the message says. The group claimed that the so-called "remand centre No.1" of Russia's Federal Penitentiary Service organized a "quarantine cell" that holds up to six people, as prisoners put it. People with possible signs of Covid-19 or ARVI are held there; there are no due sanitary and hygienic conditions, not even hot water. The inmates do not get tested, just have their body temperature checked. They don't even have any masks or sanitizers.

Related: Modern lung ventilators delivered to Chernivtsi regional hospital

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