Out of nearly 8,000 ELISA tests in Ukraine, 479 are positive
In Ukraine, almost 8,000 ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) tests were performed and 479 samples gave a positive result.
This was announced by Health Minister Maxim Stepanov on Facebook.
“To date, around 8,000 tests for antibodies to the coronavirus have already been carried out in the country.” 479 samples showed a positive result, “he wrote.
According to the Minister, in the past 24 hours, 1,560 studies of this type have been carried out.
Stepanov recalled that the ELISA testing algorithm is prescribed in the standards for the provision of medical care. Today, these studies are carried out in a decentralized manner – in regional, municipal and district hospitals, where the corresponding laboratories are equipped.
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As reported by Ukrinform, during the past day, most cases of COVID-19 disease were recorded in the regions of Lviv, Rivne and Kiev.
In Ukraine, 393 new cases of cornavirus were registered per day. A total of 23,204 people fell ill with COVID-19, including 1,700 children and 4,475 health workers. 9,311 people recovered, 696 deaths were recorded.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru