Kyiv Mayor Klitschko infected with COVID-19

Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko has said that he had received a positive test for COVID-19, and therefore had to self-isolate.

"Friends! The coronavirus crept up at the most inopportune moment. Today I tested positive," Klitschko wrote on his Facebook page.

He said that he tried to be careful, but the work of the mayor during a pandemic involves constant risk, including communication with people and inspection of hospitals.

"In particular, I regularly visited the infectious diseases wards, where patients with COVID-19 are treated. I tried to be careful. Given the specifics of my work, I regularly did tests. Today's, unfortunately, is disappointing. I feel good. But I have to self-isolate and work from home," Klitschko said.

Also, the mayor again urged citizens not to disregard the rules and not to ignore the threat of COVID-19 disease.

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