First Covid-19 case spotted in Chernihiv region


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As of March 26, the first case of coronavirus spotted in Chernihiv region as Head of Chernihiv Regional State Andriy Prokopenko reported on Facebook.

According to him, a man with the signs of the viral pneumonia was hospitalized to Borznianskyi district hospital. The express test showed a positive result for Covid-2019.

“The patient is put in the separate box of the infectious unit. He stays under constant observation of doctors who act in accordance with the protocols of the Healthcare Ministry. The hospital is provided with a sufficient number of means of protection and disinfection means,” Prokopenko noted.

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

Currently, the contacts of the diseases will be established for 14-days isolation.

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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