Coronavirus in Ukraine: Lyashko spoke about the loading of beds and mechanical ventilation in hospitals
To date, congestion beds for coronavirus patients in Ukraine at the level of 12 percent.
This was stated by Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Medical Officer of Health Viktor Lyashko at a special government meeting on Monday, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“The bed workload for patients with coronavirus is 12%, the number of mechanical ventilation devices is also up to 10% of the workload. Thus, the analysis indicates a relatively stable evolution of the process with no pronounced tendency to reduce it, “said Lyashko.
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He noted that the epidemiological situation of the coronavirus remains fairly tense. Since the end of April, the number of confirmed cases has increased steadily in the most populated areas, in the Dnipropetrovsk region by 30%, in Kharkov by 40% and in the Odessa region.
According to Lyashko, the highest incidence remains in the regions of Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ternopil and Vinnitsa.
Lyashko also added that the health ministry has developed a proposal to lower quarantine health standards.
“We have been on a certain plateau for 17 days, without exceeding the number of new cases during the day by more than 600. Consequently, understanding the need to find a balance between maintaining the economic situation and the epidemic situation, we have developed some idea of a possible lowering of epidemic and health standards, “said Lyashko.
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As Ukrinform reported, at a special government meeting on Monday, the Cabinet of Ministers extended quarantine in Ukraine until May 22, but leniency has been introduced since May 11.
As of May 4, according to the cost center, in Ukraine, 12,331 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the laboratory, in particular 303 fatalities, 1,619 patients recovered. 418 new cases were recorded per day.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru