No coronavirus cases recorded in Ukraine Armed Forces.

A total of 130 servicemen remain on self-isolation.

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No coronavirus cases have been recorded in Ukraine's Armed Forces, says deputy chief military medic, Colonel Andriy Halushka.

"Now 130 soldiers are on the self-isolation at home," Halushka said, according to the Defense Ministry's press service.

"These are the people who have returned to Ukraine from abroad or have been in contact with those who are now undergoing observation," the official said.

As of 12:00 on March 24, not a single case of coronavirus infection has been recorded among military personnel or employees of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

According to Andriy Halushka, military medics received some 10,000 express tests, which will be distributed among all military medical clinical centers, garrison and mobile hospitals in the zone of ​​the Joint Forces Operation. Regional military clinics earlier received 20,000 protective face masks.

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"We are now also receiving special protective suits, produced in Ukraine precisely for the needs of the Armed Forces. To date, 80 suits have already been made for us, half of which have been sent to the medical units in the JFO zone. We are yet to get several more batches of this fine protective gear," he said.

All military medical facilities are operating in emergency mode, while all scheduled surgical interventions are temporarily suspended. Military hospitals are loaded below 50%. A significant part of therapeutic departments are being reorganized to treat Covid-19 patients.

In every military unit, medical isolators are being set up.

Central Military Sanatorium "Prymorsky" is designated as an observation point for the military.

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