“Another person died from flu over the week, Since the beginning of the fly epidemic season, 33 death cases were registered,” the message says.
At the same time, it was noted that there is no flu epidemic in the country.
“The flu and SARS prevalence rate is 516,7 per 100,000 people, which is less than the epidemic threshold by 0,4%,” the ministry informs.
In general, according to the establishment, over the last week, 198,902 people got sick with the flu and SARS, 73,3% of them are children at the age up to 17 years. Since the morbidity season began (October 2018), 9,4% Ukrainians had flu or SARS. Influenza A virus attacked the citizens.
“Since the beginning of the epidemic season, 161,193 people got vaccinated, 408 – over the past week,” the message reads.