Head of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine Maksym Stepanov said that the state fully covers the cost of treating Covid-19 patients in an inpatient setting. May 17, he said this at a briefing, as the Coronavirus.info telegram channel of the Ministry of Health reported.
According to him, four packages guaranteed by the state have been approved: inpatient treatment, emergency medical care, mobile teams, inpatient care for patients in April in hospitals that were not included in the list of supporting medical facilities for the treatment of patients with coronavirus infection.
As we reported before, Ukraine became part of the European Union Health Committee.
"We received a letter from the European Commission, Ukraine was approved to the European Union Health Committee as an observer," Stepanov said.
Also, over the past day, another 433 cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus were recorded in Ukraine; in total, 18,291 people were infected during the pandemic in the country.
According to the Center for Public Health, as of May 17, 514 deaths were also recorded in Ukraine, 5,116 patients recovered.