Soldiers from the Kiev region and Melitopol have confirmed COVID-19 disease.
This was reported by the press center of the Air Command “Center”.
“Today, April 9, in a soldier of the military unit of the Vasilkovsky garrison, who was hospitalized for pneumonia the day before, after an appropriate examination, the disease for acute respiratory disease COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has been confirmed. A soldier is treated in a Kiev hospital. Now his health is satisfactory, “said the report.
COVID-19 acute respiratory illness was confirmed in a soldier from one of Melitopol’s military units.
“Since the end of March, he has self-isolated after contact with people who had confirmed an acute COVID-19 respiratory illness. He had a fever on March 29. Rapid tests were carried out in early April with an interval of 4 days and showed a negative result Today the results arrived PCR tests which confirmed the disease for acute respiratory disease COVID-19 caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, he is now in a satisfactory state of health. He is undergoing medical treatment at home under medical supervision. “Second life”, – added in the press center.
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The soldiers, who had contacts with them, were sent to self-isolation. In case of symptoms of acute respiratory infections, they will be sampled to carry out a study concerning a possible acute respiratory disease COVID-19.
The command of the medical forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine calls for compliance with the rules of quarantine and personal hygiene.
As reported, by the morning of April 9, 5 cases of acute COVID-19 respiratory disease had been recorded in the armed forces, including 1 fatal, 131 isolated.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru