Ukraine's health minister refutes resignation reports.

His spokesperson says the Ministry is "working around the clock", while the minister is "working to tackle the coronavirus epidemic".

Photo from UNIAN

Photo from UNIAN

Minister of Health of Ukraine Ilya Yemets does not intend to resign, his spokesman Artem Dekhtiarenko told 1+1 TV channel.

"We are responsible for the position of the minister and the ministry itself. We spoke with the Minister yesterday – and the minister's position is that he came to power to implement health care reform, to help Ukraine tackle the coronavirus epidemic; and we work almost around the clock, working hard to achieve these goals... Minister of Health Ilya Yemets is not going to resign," the spokesperson stressed.

Read alsoUkraine's Health Minister Yemets said to be going to resign – lawmakers

As UNIAN reported earlier, on March 23, a number of Ukrainian legislators claimed that the health minister intended to resign.

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