Ukraine’s Armed Forces report six new COVID-19 cases

Source : 112 Ukraine

18 servicemen have successfully recovered
15:02, 27 April 2020

Armed Forces of Ukraine

In the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the number of coronavirus-infected people has increased to 44. The press service of the Medical Forces Command of Ukraine’s Armed Forces informed about that.

Coronavirus has already killed two people, another 18 have been cured.

"There are 361 people on isolation (including self-isolation). The number of staff whose isolation period is expected to end within the next three days is 117. Six new cases of acute Covid-19 respiratory disease have been reported over the past 24 hours," the message reads.

Related: Coronavirus in Ukraine dashboard: online

It was also pointed out that the infection was most often spread during meetings with loved ones.

As we reported before, Russia's Armed Forces put thousands of soldiers on lockdown after they participated in rehearsals for the Victory Day parade in Moscow.

"The defense ministry said it would be sending the soldiers, estimated to number 15,000, back to their bases, where they would be put under a two-week quarantine. The ministry did not indicate that any of the soldiers had been infected with the coronavirus. The announcement came days after Vladimir Putin postponed celebrations for Victory Day on 9 May, a significant holiday in Russia usually marked by a military parade in Red Square and events where Russians pay respects to victims and veterans of the second world war," writes the outlet.

Related: COVID-19 hits over three million people worldwide

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