According to the Ministry, as of the morning of February 19, there were 75,199 laboratory-confirmed cases of the disease, the spread of which occurred in China.
It is emphasized that 14,675 people were successfully cured and 2012 people died. In addition, there are no confirmed cases of Covid-19 infection in Ukraine.
As we reported earlier, tonight, on February 19, an airplane departed from Boryspil International Airport to China in order to evacuate Ukrainians from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak (Covid-2019).
According to Prime Minister of Ukraine, the plane should arrive in China on February 19, at 22:00 local time (16:00 Kyiv time).
"The plane of a special flight, which will evacuate citizens of Ukraine and foreign countries from the city of Wuhan in China, departed from the international airport Boryspil,” the message reads.