In Ukraine, 17,858 cases of coronavirus were confirmed, 528 per day
As of May 16, 17,858 cases of COVID-19 have been laboratory confirmed in Ukraine. For a day – 528 new ones.
This was announced during a briefing on Saturday May 16, reports Health Minister Maxim Stepanov, a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“During the last day, 528 people fell ill, including 49 children and 92 health workers. 181 people have been hospitalized, “said Stepanov.
According to him, 49 children and 92 health workers fell ill during the day, 21 fatal cases were recorded.
Stepanov said that 433 people are released every day (the largest number for the entire pandemic).
The Minister noted that during the previous day, 8,960 PCR tests had been carried out. Most cases during the last day were recorded: in the Kiev region – 49, Chernivtsi – 47 and in Kiev – 153 cases of infection with a coronavirus.
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Friday in Kiev confirmed a massive epidemic of coronavirus at the Darnitsa boarding school for girls. 81 people fell ill.
Ukrinform said Minister Stepanov told President Vladimir Zelensky on Friday that the ministry is preparing to approve a mass ELISA algorithm to detect antibodies against COVID-19 coronavirus infection.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru