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Woman returned from Italy is hospitalized with suspicion for coronavirus in Zaporizhia region

Source : 112 Ukraine

Currently, a woman stays in the box unit; the results of her analyses will be announced in a few days
18:45, 11 March 2020

Coronavirus
La Republica

In Zaporizhia region, a woman, who returned from Italy, was hospitalized to box unit of the local infectious hospital with the suspicion for coronavirus as Zaporizhia Regional State Administration reported.

“A woman, who returned from Italy, appealed to the health point of the railway station Zaporizhia-1 for medical aid due to the progress of the acute respiratory infection. A woman denies the contacts with diseased with coronavirus infection in Italy,” the message said.

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Zaporizhia regional laboratory center of the Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine noted that considering the stay of a woman in Italy during the last 14 days before the disease and progress of the disease, she was hospitalized to the box unit of the local infectious hospital.

“To establish the characterization of the disease agent, a sample of diseased was analyzed in the virological laboratory of the regional laboratory center of the Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine for flu and parainfluenza. According to the results, we have negative analyses. For further consideration, including the analysis for new coronavirus, the samples were sent to the virological reference laboratory of the Public Health Center of the Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine,” the administration noted.

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It is noted that anti-epidemic measures were assumed at the place where the diseased was detected. People, who contacted with a woman, are put under medical observation, the rooms, where the diseased stayed, are disinfected.

The results of the analyses will be announced in a few days.

As we reported, the Kyiv state administration introduced a ban on holding mass events in the capital with the participation of more than 60 people until March 31 due to the spread of coronavirus.

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Besides, the Ukrainian government has approved the list of measures that have to be taken in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus in Ukraine.

 

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