Ukrainian hospitalized in Transcarpathia amid contact with Chinese citizen

Source : 112 Ukraine

He will be placed in a special box at the regional infectious hospital
13:27, 25 February 2020


In Transcarpathia, a man with fever, who previously had been in contact with a Chinese in Hungary, was hospitalized. He will be tested for coronavirus infection, reports.

The patient was working for a Chinese citizen from Hubei Province and contacted him 21 days ago. He went to the doctors in Berehovi where they called an anti-epidemic commission. It made the decision to commit the man to a regional infectious hospital using special protective equipment.

He will be placed in a special box where he will be tested for coronavirus. It is reported that there are no test systems in the area yet. 

Related: Nearly 200 people re-infected with coronavirus in China

As we reported earlier, the World Health Organization provided Ukraine with 30 sets of reagents for COVID-19 testing at the country's Virological Reference Laboratory.

The kits contain about three thousand reactions, which will allow testing 950 people.

According to Deputy Minister of Health Viktor Liashko, all kits are now located in Kyiv, the question of their redistribution at the level of the MoH's regional laboratory centers is being worked on.

Related: Ukraine’s Ambassador to Italy informs on number of coronavirus cases in Italy


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