Before hardening quarantine, you need to understand the reasons for the increase in the number of patients – Zelensky
The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, called for establishing the reasons for the increase in the number of patients with COVID-19.
He said so during a traditional conference call to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the press service of the head of state.
“We need to quickly establish the causes of the increased morbidity. And before that, all the competent authorities should draw the attention of the population to the need to respect the mask regime and social distance on the street. I see people walking around without a mask. Only following security measures will protect us from the threat of falling ill and save our economy from quarantine, ”said Zelensky.
According to him, the number of tests for COVID-19 has increased and around 20,000 PCR and ELISA tests are carried out on average per day.
The President believes that an increase in the incidence in the population can be observed due to an increase in the number of tests; therefore, before deciding on strict restrictive measures, one must understand the reasons for the increase in the number of patients.
Prime Minister Denis Shmygal, in turn, noted that the government was concerned about the increase in the number of coronavirus patients for the second day in a row. He recalled that during the last day was confirmed 683 new cases of infection.
According to Minister of Health Maxim Stepanov, there has also been an increase in the number of visits with symptoms of coronavirus, cases of pneumonia and hospitalization with signs of disease, and the foci of identification of new patients with of coronaviruses are dispersed.
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The meeting also indicated that today, in addition to the capital, nine other regions of Ukraine are not ready to take the next step to reduce quarantine. These are the regions of Kiev, Vinnitsa, Volyn, Zhytomyr, Transcarpathian, Lviv, Rivne, Ternopil and Chernivtsi.
As reported, as of June 12, 29,753 cases of COVID-19 had been laboratory confirmed in Ukraine, 683 new cases per day.
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In addition, the coronavirus was found in the wife of President Elena Zelenskaya. According to the OP, the first lady is doing well and has no symptoms of the disease. Now, Elena Zelenskaya is on outpatient treatment, isolated from other family members.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru