The wife of the fifth president of Ukraine, Maryna Poroshenko, said that Petro Poroshenko was hospitalized in one of the Kyiv hospitals that treats patients with coronavirus, and their daughter was tested positive. The video was published by the press service of the European Solidarity party on its Facebook page.
"Petro Oleksiyovych was hospitalized in one of the Kyiv hospitals that treats patients with coronavirus. Despite the fact that my husband has bilateral pneumonia, he has a strong will and demonstrates it in the fight against the disease. He clearly adheres to the prescribed treatment protocol," Maryna Poroshenko said.
As of October 3, more than 50% of hospital beds are occupied with Covid-19 coronavirus patients in Ukraine. Minister of Health Maxym Stepanov reported this at a briefing.
According to him, today 16,076 people are in hospitals with coronavirus.
"This figure is increasing every day ... This suggests that the number of people with the course of the disease in a severe or moderately severe form is increasing ... Our beds are occupied, today this number is 53.9% in Ukraine as a whole," Stepanov said.
He also added that in this regard, he signed an order on the introduction of five more hospitals in different regions to the list of those that accept patients with Covid-19.
Earlier it was reported that two anti-records regarding coronavirus were spotted in Ukraine at once. In particular, the number of new cases reached 4661, and the daily mortality rate on October 2 was 92 people.