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7,200 tests for Covid-19 held in Ukraine since pandemic; one of the lowest rates in Europe

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to the State Statistics Service, five-six tests were held per million of people
18:47, 8 April 2020

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In Ukraine, during Covid-19 pandemic, 7,200 polymerase chain reaction tests were held. It is one of the lowest rates in Europe as the Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine reported.

Thus, as of morning, April 8, 2020, the Public Health Center received 820 reports on the suspicion for Covid-19. Totally, since the beginning of 2020, 7,205 reports were received. 1,668 of them had positive results. According to the State Statistics Service, the population of Ukraine, as of February 1, makes 41,710,267 people. Thus, five-six tests were held per million of people.

Mostly, the tests are held in Kyiv city, Lviv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsy and Ternopil regions.

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This rate is one of the lowest in Europe according to Worldometers, which analysis statistics from different countries.

For example, over 918,000 tests were held in German (with 83 million population; 90 tests per million of people), in Russia – over 910,000 (population – 144.5 million, 157 tests per million of people), Italy – over 755,000 (population – 60 million, 79 tests per million of people, Poland – 99,000 (population – 37.9 million, 383 tests per million of people).

The majority of the tests were held in the U.S. – two million, while the population is 327.2 million.

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As we reported, Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers considered extending the quarantine in connection with the spread of the coronavirus.

During the past 24 hours, the number of people with Covid-19 in Ukraine increased by 206 cases. Totally, 1,668 cases of infection spotted in Ukraine. 52 lethal cases spotted, while 35 patients recovered

 

 

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