Number of COVID-19 cases in Ukraine's armed forces grows to five

12:27, 08 April 2020
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"As of 07:00 Kyiv time on April 8, five COVID-19 coronavirus cases, including one fatality, were registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine," according to the press service of the Medical Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

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Some 118 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is 19 people.

"A serviceman of the Kyiv garrison has become a new confirmed case. Since April 3, he has been self-isolating after being in contact with a sick person. Currently, his state of health is satisfactory. He is undergoing treatment at home under the supervision of doctors. Persons in contact with the serviceman have begun self-isolation," the press service said.

The Medical Force Command calls for observance of the rules of quarantine and personal hygiene.

As UNIAN reported earlier, four COVID-19 coronavirus cases, including one fatality, were registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine as of 07:00 Kyiv time on April 7.

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