Health Ministry examines five Ukrainians with suspected coronavirus

Source : 112 Ukraine

They are tourists who returned from China and two people who were in contact with them
11:35, 11 February 2020

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Ukraine’s Ministry of Healthcare is examining five Ukrainians with suspected cases of coronavirus. Health Minister Zoryana Skaletska said this at the briefing, as Interfax-Ukraine reports.

They are three Ukrainian citizens who returned from China and turned for medical aid, as well as two other people who were in contact with them.

“For today, we have five people whom we examine to find out if they have a coronavirus,” she said.

Skaletska noted that there was no deficit in medical masks in Ukraine.

Related: Doctors do not have enough means of protection against coronavirus in China

As it was reported, two Ukrainians with coronavirus are being treated in the hospital in Japan. They were infected on Diamond Princess cruise liner. According to the minister, they are doing fine, as they have minor symptoms. 

As it was reported earlier, the number of people who died from coronavirus pneumonia increased to 901, including 97 deaths for the last 24 hours.

Related: WHO Director-General speaks on situation with coronavirus spread

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