Almost thousand cases of infection with Delta Covid strain found in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Most cases were recorded in Chernivtsi (68), Odesa (61), Rivne (60), Ivano-Frankivsk (58) and Ternopil (52) regions
17:11, 3 September 2021

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According to the Ministry of Healthcare almost a thousand cases of infection with the Delta coronavirus strain have been detected in Ukraine, Radio Svoboda reports.

“As of August 31, 2021, 855 confirmed cases of Delta coronavirus strain were detected. 26 of them were confirmed by sequencing. Another 829 cases were detected by targeted polymerase chain reaction (PCR), during which the presence of mutations characteristic of the Delta strain was detected,” the message states.

Related: First death from Delta strain registered in Chernivtsi region

Most cases were recorded in Chernivtsi (68), Odesa (61), Rivne (60), Ivano-Frankivsk (58) and Ternopil (52) regions.

Volyn, Kyiv and Donetsk regions have 47 cases each. Kharkiv region has 45, Vinnytsia and Luhansk regions have slightly less cases, 43 each, Zhytomyr and Khmelnytsky regions have 39 each.

“At the same time, 37 cases were detected in Zakarpattia region, six cases less in Poltava region. Chernihiv region has 25 and Lviv region has 24. Almost the same number of cases is in Kyiv city (21), Cherkasy (20) and Kirovohrad (18) regions," the Ministry of Healthcare states.

The lowest number of cases was recorded in Zaporizhia (11) Sumy (10), Mykolaiv (4), Dnipropetrovsk (3) and Kherson (2) regions.

Related: Vaccinated people can infect other people with Delta strain, - British scientists

As it was reported earlier, 80% of people infected with coronavirus in the Rivne region have the Delta strain.


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