Coronavirus reaches Ukraine

15:30, 3 March 2020

The first case of COVID-2019 registered in Ukraine. Country’s Chief Medical Sanitation Officer reports the case in the Chernivtsi region, the Western region of Ukraine. The man got infected while traveling with his wife in Italy.

When returning o Ukraine, on February 26 the temperature check on the Romanian-Ukrainian border didn’t prove high body temperature, however, the man was recommended to self-isolate. In several days the sickness symptoms of the infection appeared, and he turned to the family doctor. He was assigned а therapy and on February 29 he was hospitalized with fever and dry cough.

The Covid-19 test appeared to be positive.