Ukraine's National Guard commander tests positive for coronavirus

21:28, 17 April 2020
Ukraine
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Balan is now self-isolating / Photo from UNIAN

"The disease is almost asymptomatic. [His] health condition is satisfactory," Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said on Facebook on April 17.

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According to him, Balan is now self-isolating.

All persons who have been in contact with him recently will be tested, he said.

The National Guard Commander's duties are now being performed by First Deputy Lieutenant General Volodymyr Kondratiuk.

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