First coronavirus case confirmed among Ukrainian legislators
On March 17, Member of Parliament in Ukraine, Serhiy Shakhov, confirmed his Covid-19 coronavirus tests returned positive.
The deputy confirmed to TSN earlier reports released in Ukrainian media alleging that he had been infected.
"Today I am isolated, engaged in disinfection. I haven't contacted other people. My temperature has dropped, I feel okay, I hope everything will be fine. I don't know why there's such panic around this ..." said Serhiy Shakhov.
"A call came from the clinic today. and they said that 'most likely you have a coronavirus diagnosis'. "
It is noted that in his earlier comment to Strana.ua, Shakhov denied having contracted coronavirus.
According to him, he had a fever, but it was allegedly caused by a regular respiratory infection.
The infected deputy recently visited the EU, a source has told UNIAN.