Ukraine's Health Ministry predicts peak growth of coronavirus spread in near future

11:40, 03 April 2020
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"We will offer and offer tougher quarantine. We will offer to limit people's mobility to pass the peak rise in coronavirus infections as planned, without heavy loads [on hospital capacities]," Ukraine's Chief Medical Officer Viktor Liashko said at a briefing on Friday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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According to him, the situation in the European Union countries is being carefully studied.

"We predict we will soon see a peak rise of coronavirus incidence in Ukraine. Therefore, we propose tough measures since our calculations show that by implementing additional measures to isolate people and limit their mobility, we can significantly reduce the number of critical cases and the number of deaths," Liashko said.

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