Cases of pneumonia caused by a coronavirus have already been reported in all regions of Ukraine. Today, the leader in the number of cases is the Chernivtsi region.
This was announced at an information meeting on April 12 by the Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Medical Officer of Health Viktor Lyashko, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“Suspected and registered cases already exist in all regions of Ukraine. During the last day, the largest number of confirmed cases was recorded in the region of Ternopil – 35 cases, Chernivtsi – 23, Vinnitsa – 23, Kiev – 20, Volyn and Zaporizhzhya – 19 cases each. Since the beginning of the epidemic, the leader in the number of cases recorded in absolute numbers is the Chernivtsi region – 432 cases, Kiev – 416 cases, Ivano-Frankivsk – 291 cases, Ternopol – 243 cases and the Vinnitsa region – 174 cases, “said the deputy minister.
Lyashko also recalled that among patients, women predominate – 54%, and among all those infected, 75% are people aged 30 to 69 years.
The Deputy Minister also drew attention to the fact that today, deaths have been recorded in 18 regions of Ukraine.
“Unfortunately, deaths have already been recorded in 18 regions of Ukraine, and the age structure of the deceased is dominated by those aged 50 and over – 85.5%. But the age group of 60 and over is 65% of all who died from coronavirus disease, “said Lyashko.
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The highest number of deaths recorded today in the Ivano-Frankivsk region. The Department of Health, according to the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is studying the reasons for these statistics and will report on the results of the audit in the coming days.
By the morning of April 12, 2,777 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in Ukraine. During the past day, 266 messages were received regarding new confirmed cases.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru