Ukraine nears “moderate plateau” with spread of COVID-19 – Shmygal
Ukraine is approaching a “moderate plateau” with the spread of COVID-19.
Prime Minister Denis Shmygal said this at a special government meeting on Monday, a correspondent from Ukrinform said.
“As we had planned, at the beginning of May, we have a maximum impact. However, the situation is currently under control. We approach the so-called moderate plateau when the situation is fluid and is not experiencing strong growth, ”said Shmygal.
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According to him, the peak incidence of coronaviruses in Ukraine will take place, as planned, in early May, so that the government intends to extend the quarantine until May 22.
“It is estimated that the premature withdrawal from quarantine means thousands of new patients and thousands of new victims. This cannot be allowed,” said the Prime Minister.
As reported on May 4, 12,331 cases of COVID-19 have been laboratory confirmed in Ukraine, including 303 fatal, 1,619 patients cured. 418 new cases were recorded per day.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru