Three other border guards confirmed the coronavirus
Among the military and state border service employees during the past day, three new cases of COVID-19 have been revealed.
This is reported by the State Border Service.
“As of May 8, 2020, following tests by military personnel and employees of the border services of Ukraine for COVID-19, 23 positive PCR tests have been registered, of which three new cases of the disease have been detected in the Transcarpathian, Zhytomyr and Odessa regions, “the report said.
It should be noted that now 4 soldiers from the National Border Guard Service have recovered, 19 people are continuing their treatment.
Under the control of doctors, around 200 border guards came into contact with patients. The overwhelming majority of contact persons on self-isolation, the rest are isolated in units or observatories.
The State Border Service pointed out that to avoid the spread of infection in the department, the number of physical contacts was minimized – working hours were changed, possibilities for remote interaction, telephone communications and video-telephone were used to the maximum. The service rooms switch to compulsory mask mode, cleaning is carried out using disinfectants. Staff involved in border control of people arriving from the outbreaks of the disease are equipped with coveralls and safety glasses.
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As noted, according to the cost center, there are 14,195 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ukraine, of which 361 are fatal, 2,706 patients have recovered. During the day, 504 new cases were recorded.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru