In Ukraine, for the second week in a row, the situation with the incidence of COVID-19 has stabilized and the main negative indicators have decreased.
This was discussed at a conference call chaired by President Volodymyr Zelensky, the press service of the Head of State informs.
In particular, Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal noted that 139,900 new cases were detected last week, and 152,000 a week earlier. Currently, 50,962 beds have been occupied, while last week this figure was 51,700. Last week, 30,000 people were hospitalized, compared to 34,000 the week before. According to Shmyhal, “the plateau of morbidity has already been reached in Ukraine and the stabilization of the situation has begun.”
The Prime Minister stressed that Vinnytsia region was approaching the “red zone” in terms of morbidity. At the same time, the Luhansk and Kherson regions can be moved to the “yellow zone”, if the positive dynamics is maintained.
Health Minister Viktor Lyashko said that a new wave of morbidity was observed in Western Europe, with a peak of 2 million patients last week. At the same time, the situation in Eastern Europe, in particular in Estonia and Romania, is stabilizing.
The Minister of Health noted that the situation with the supply of oxygen to hospitals was improving in the regions. The issue of liquid oxygen supply from Zaporizhia and Lviv regions to medical institutions of Khmelnytskyi region is currently being resolved.
As reported, Ukraine recorded 10,802 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
As many as 3,228,441 people in Ukraine have contracted coronavirus, 2,642,459 have recovered, and 77,147 have died since the pandemic began.