20 Ukrainian doctors flew to help Italy in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. They will be staying there for 14 days. The Deputy Minister of Health, Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko announced this information during the briefing.
If there is a normal epidemic situation upon their return to Ukraine, they will be able to undergo 14-day self-isolation, if not, they will be immediately sent to hospitals.
In Ukraine, there are already hospitals where doctors undergo self-isolation at the place of work, live in a hospital.
As we reported before, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky has signed a decree on providing humanitarian assistance to Italy in order to help it fight the coronavirus pandemic.
"Ukrainian specialists will gain invaluable experience until we have the peak of incidence. And they will return when they are most needed at home. This experience cannot be replaced. In the meantime, we will move forward in COVID-19 treatment and we are going to have specialists who will study different cases of treatment in Italy," Zelensky said.
As of 10:00 on April 4, 1096 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with the Covid-19 coronavirus were recorded all over Ukraine.