14 people died from influenza in Ukraine during current epidemic season

19:20, 29 January 2020

Ukrainian medics confirmed another death from influenza-related complication. A 51-year-old woman, the resident of Zaporizhya region succumbed to the pneumonic fever, which is a common complication of influenza. This became the 14th lethal case from influenza in Ukraine since the beginning of the current epidemic season.

The total number of influenza-struck patients in Ukraine currently makes two million people.  The quarantine is now set in all schools in Odesa, Zhytomyr and Cherkasy. Some schools are closed in Donetsk, Luhansk, Sumy, Vinnytsia and Volyn regions. 39 schools are temporarily shut down in Kyiv and Rivne region. The quarantine is expected to last for about two weeks.