Ukraine reports 14 new COVID-19 cases in armed forces as of May 24

16:20, 24 May 2020
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New COVID-19 cases were registered in Ukraine's army / Photo from UNIAN

"As of 07:00 Kyiv time on May 24, some 62 members of the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 91 people recovered and two died during the pandemic. Fourteen new cases of acute respiratory illness COVID-19 were recorded in the past day," the press service of the Medical Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook on May 24.

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"Four servicemen of the Kharkiv garrison are in the isolation cell of the military unit. Eight more servicemen of the Ternopil garrison are also currently in the isolation ward of the military unit and will soon be evacuated to the military hospital in Rivne. The health status of the patients is satisfactory. They have the necessary treatment," it said.

In addition, one member of the Zhytomyr garrison's military unit was sent to the National Military Medical Clinical Center "GVKG." The patient's condition is moderate, he receives the necessary treatment.

Another serviceman of the Kyiv garrison, who has no symptoms of the disease, is self-isolating at home under the supervision of the medical service. The patient's health condition is satisfactory.

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, 91 members of Ukraine's Armed Forces have recovered, two cases were fatal.

Some 259 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is 40 people.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ukraine as of Sunday morning was 20,986, including 406 in the past 24 hours.

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