First case of Covid-19 infection spotted in Zhytomyr

Source : 112 Ukraine

A man returned from Austria, where he infected with coronavirus
16:39, 19 March 2020

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The first confirmed case of the infection with the coronavirus is spotted in Zhytomyr as City Mayor Serhiy Sukhomlyn reported on Facebook.

“A citizen of Zhytomyr returned from Austria. The laboratory tests confirmed the presence of coronavirus of this man,” he said.

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The mayor also specified that man is 56-year-old and his state is more or less normal that is why the situation will be observed.

“Today, in the situation room, we worked out and organized a few groups of the medical workers who will meet the citizens of Zhytomyr at Airport Boryspil and railway station Kyiv Passazhyrsky to maximally follow people who come by trains and planes from abroad, spot them,” Sukhomlyn said.

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He noted that if the people have a fever and other signs of the disease, the express tests will be held at the site and the medics will work with infected people.

As we reported, another case of coronavirus infection was observed in the Kyiv region. Five people, suspected of coronavirus, were hospitalized in the area. Two people were found in Bila Tserkva, two more in Kyiv-Sviatoshynskyi district and one in Brovary (not confirmed).


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