“The new Delta strain of coronavirus that dominates in the Rivne region is very active and spread quickly. Currently, 80% of diseased with Covid-19 are infected with this strain. Already tomorrow we will send 30 samples for confirmation of the results to the arbitration laboratory,” Chief Sanitary Doctor of the Rivne region Roman Safonov said.
According to him, such procedure of the samples pass is provided by a proper protocol. Consequently, the samples for regional labs will be sent from the region to check them for the presence of the mutation.
As we reported, scientists from the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine (NASU) predict that the incidence of Covid-19 in Ukraine will increase over the next two weeks. The researchers added that high rates of morbidity could be expected when the Delta strain reaches a share close to 90% of new cases.