Woman infected with coronavirus died in Sumy region

Source : 112 Ukraine

Her express test turned out to be positive
23:10, 25 March 2020

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A woman who has been infected with coronavirus has died in Sumy region, northern Ukraine. Sumy regional state administration reported that .

The woman was checked for coronavirus by rapid test.

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"Causes of a woman’s death are being established because the results of the rapid test are preliminary and are not the basis for setting the final diagnosis. Only after a laboratory study we may speak about the cause of death. The tests were sent to the Sumy Regional Laboratory Center," the report said.

Earlier, the first case of coronavirus infection in the region was recorded in Konotop, Sumy region.

On March 25, 136 cases of Covid-19 coronavirus infection were recorded in Ukraine. Of all 136 cases, four were lethal, one patient has recovered and has already been discharged from the hospital.

As we reported, the Cabinet of Ministers has prolonged a lockdown across the country for 30 days.

The government also has made the decision to introduce an emergency situation in Ukraine for a period of 30 days. Thus, it is expected to end on April 24, 2020.

Related: Healthcare facilities granted right to forcibly hospitalize people with Covid-19 symptoms

"Statistics show that cases have been identified. Unfortunately, these statistics continue to worsen," Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal stated.


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