Medical care for coronavirus patients in public health facilities should be free.
This was announced during a briefing on April 1 by the Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Medical Officer of Health Viktor Lyashko, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“In accordance with the law on the protection of the population against infectious diseases, health care in communal health facilities is provided free of charge to patients with infectious diseases. Today, April 1, the health system started to operate in a different mode. medical care for patients with coronavirus, “said Lyashko.
He noted that the Ministry of Health will make every effort to ensure that patients admitted to hospital and treated for coronavirus disease are fully provided with the means for symptomatic treatment, and in the case of specific signs of the disease. , then a specific treatment. “It is our responsibility to provide assistance to all who need it,” added Lyashko.
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According to the cost center, at 10:00 am on April 1 in Ukraine, 669 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 17 of which were fatal, 10 patients recovered.
As reported, as of the morning of April 1, 858,892 cases of coronavirus have been recorded worldwide, 178,100 patients have recovered, deaths – 42,158.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru