Second Covid-19 case spotted in Volyn region; five people tested for coronavirus.


The second case of the infection with Covid-19 spotted in Volyn region; another five people are suspected to have virus as Volyn Regional State Administration reported on Facebook.

“As of 10:00, March 26, 2020, two cases of coronavirus infection spotted in Volyn. Both cases are confirmed by polymerase chain reaction method. Five people have suspicion for coronavirus,” the message said.

The samples of biological material of these people are sent for analysis to reference laboratory of Public Health Center of the Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine in Kyiv.

Related: Another six cases of Covid-19 spotted in Kyiv, 40 infected people in Ukraine’s capital

As we reported, a 7-year-old girl became the first patient diagnosed with coronavirus in Volyn region. Currently, the girl is in a satisfactory condition; she was not hospitalized; she stays in isolation at home

As of Thursday morning, March 26, 156 cases of coronavirus have been officially confirmed in Ukraine.

Besides, Ukraine’s government has introduced an emergency situation throughout the country for 30 days until April 24, 2020 and prolonged a lockdown across the country for 30 days.

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Ukraine’s PM Denys Shmygal stated that the government intends to close any passenger movement across the border of Ukraine, starting from March 27.

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