US puts Ukraine in list of countries with highest level of Covid-19 danger

Source : 112 Ukraine

Besides, 77 countries are on the list
12:57, 26 October 2021

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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the USA (CDC) has added Ukraine to the list of countries with the highest level of danger from Covid-19 as CNN reported.

“On Monday afternoon, architecturally rich Ukraine, the second-largest nation in Europe in land area, was moved up from Level 3, or "high" risk for Covid-19, to Level 4, the agency's highest risk category,” the message says.

According to CDC criteria, the fourth-highest level of danger from Covid-19 includes countries with more than 500 cases of the disease per 100 thousand inhabitants in the last 28 days.

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In addition to Ukraine, there are 77 more countries on the "dangerous" list, including popular international places: the Maldives, Thailand, Switzerland, Turkey, Great Britain, Greece, Austria, the Bahamas, and others.

It is noted that this week only Ukraine was added to the list of dangerous countries, last week it was Singapore.

CNN notes that this week many countries added to the third "high" danger level from Covid-19 (from 100 to 500 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants in the last 28 days), including Egypt, the Dominican Republic, the Cayman Islands.

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Cruise ships were also added to the third level. The 2nd level (50 to 99 cases in the last 28 days) includes Poland, Colombia and Peru. At the first level (less than 50 cases per 100 thousand inhabitants in 28 days) is New Zealand.

As we reported, 19,120 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Ukraine during the past 24 hours. Particularly, 734 people died. The majority of the cases were registered in Dnipropetrovsk (+1,760), Odesa (+1,605), Kharkiv (+1,255), Kherson (+1,222) regions, and Kyiv (+1,135).

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