In Ukraine, doctors began testing patients with pneumonia for the presence of COVID-19. This was stated by Deputy Minister of Health Viktor Lyashko during a briefing that was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
In addition, people who have recently returned from abroad are also being diagnosed.
It is worth noting that all people who have come to Ukraine from abroad must remain in self-isolation for 14 days.
As of now, there are 2,203 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine. Overall, 69 people have died, while 61 patients have successfully recovered.
As we reported earlier, the increase of the passenger traffic is observed at the border of Ukraine; during the last 24 hours, 6,300 people returned to the country.
“On April 9, 6,300 our fellow countrymen were processed at the entrance to Ukraine. Moreover, over 3,400 people left Ukraine, including 1,300 foreigners,” the message of Ukraine's State Border Guard Service reads.
25 violators of the quarantine were identified at the checkpoints. Police were informed about them.