US, WASHINGTON (ORDO NEWS) — The head of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Ilya Yemets, announced the threat of a sharp increase in the number of new types of coronavirus infected in the country. This is stated on the website of the department.
“I declare with all responsibility: if they continue to interfere with our work, the number of victims can be disastrous,” says Yemets.
According to him, the number of victims of the COVID-19 virus in Ukraine will increase.
“The outbreak of the coronavirus epidemic in Ukraine is spreading rapidly,” said the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of Health.
Yemets noted that Ukraine is still able to localize the spread of coronavirus infection by harsh measures, which Europe cannot do. He urges Ukrainians to comply with all safety rules and take care of each other.
In Ukraine, 145 people were infected with coronavirus, five died.
Ukrainian authorities previously introduced an emergency due to the threat of the spread of coronavirus. Yemets insisted on the introduction of a state of emergency to prevent the further spread of infection.
The World Health Organization on March 11 announced an outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 with a pandemic. According to the latest WHO data , more than 414 thousand people are already infected in the world, over 18 thousand have died.
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