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In Ukraine, around 78% of deaths from COVID-19 were due to concomitant diseases.
Health Minister Maxim Stepanov said this at an information meeting on April 18, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“For all the fatal cases that exist in the country, about 78% of people today have concomitant diseases. First of all, these are diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, chronic pulmonary obstruction, kidneys. are people who are directly at risk. Therefore, we turn to people with such diseases, respect quarantine as much as possible and also consult a doctor as soon as the first symptoms appear, “said the minister.
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As reported, 5106 cases of COVID-19 have been laboratory confirmed in Ukraine, including 133 fatalities, 275 people recovered.
According to Worldometer, on the morning of April 18, the world had confirmed 2,251,770 cases of COVID-19 coronavirus, of which 154,311 are fatal, 574,386 people have recovered.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru