Women predominate among deaths from Covid-19 in Ukraine, - Ministry of Health

Source : 112 Ukraine

Also, 84% of deaths from Covid-19 had concomitant illnesses
13:53, 5 April 2020

Viktor Lyashko
Open source

In Ukraine, among deaths from coronavirus Covid-19, women, as well as persons aged 50 years and over, predominate. Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko stated this.

If you look at the statistics, then the age structure of the deceased was dominated by women 65.6%, as well as persons aged 50 years and over - 84.4%. Up to 50 years, we have 5 deaths, but if we look at the statistics 60+, then it will be almost 50% of the dead," Lyashko said.

Lyashko also noted that to date, fatalities have been recorded in 11 regions of the country and in almost all cases (84%) - patients had severe cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus, neoplasms, kidney, and lung diseases.

In addition, the Deputy Minister of Health emphasized the fact that Ukraine passed the mark from 100 cases to 1200 in 9 days, which is 3 days more than Italy and 2 days more than Spain.

"If we look at how long countries pass statistics from 100 people to 1200, as we have today, then Italy went this way in 6 days, Spain in 7 days, the USA in 8 days, Ukraine - in 9 days," Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine said.

As we reported before, Mykolaiv region remains the only region of Ukraine where not a single case of coronavirus infection Covid-19 is registered

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