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Six more schools under quarantine in Lviv

This is due to several epidemics raging on in the area; the educational process will be put on hold in 27 educational institutions
22:05, 13 February 2019

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Six more educational institutions will be under quarantine in Lviv. In other words, in 27 educational institutions, the educational process will be put on hold from tomorrow. The press service of the City Council of Lviv reports this.

The decision to suspend the educational process was taken due to increasing of illnesses of measles, flu, and URTI among children.

Related: Seven people died from measles in Ukraine in 2019

The educational process is suspended until the end of this week.

As we reported earlier, 106 schools suspended the education process in Kyiv due to flu and upper respiratory tract infections.

13 more schools were closed for quarantine in Mykolaiv, southern Ukraine due to the influenza outbreak. 

The number of patients with influenza and URTI is growing in Kyiv, but it is too early to speak about the epidemic. At the same time, the educational process has already been suspended in several schools. Mykola Povoroznyk said this during the briefing on February 5.

Related: Quarantine announced in Kyiv Lukyanivska prison over measles outbreak

Earlier we reported that 75 schools have already been closed in Kyiv due to influenza and URTI.

The outbreak of measles was spotted among the personnel of the National Guard of Ukraine, assigned to the Vinnytsia military unit. The first case of the sickness of measles was spotted before the New Year and now, the number of the diseased increased be several dozens. The National Guard does not have a specialized medical unit so the soldiers are hospitalized to the city hospital. Four soldiers receive the treatment at Khmelnytsky District Hospital. 

More than 15,000 Ukrainians got sick with measles since the beginning of the year.

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