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In Ukraine, 28 people died from COVID-19 and flu in a week

ByNatalia

Mar 29, 2024

<img title="In Ukraine, 28 people died from COVID-19 and flu in a week" src="https://baltimorechronicle.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/abf7c6aa2fdfae3b9a9f8185ae7636f9" In Ukraine in a week from 28 people died from COVID-19 and flu." 19, another person died as a result of complications of the flu.

The Ministry of Health reports this, reports Ukrinform.

"During the week, 153,537 people fell ill with ARVI, influenza and COVID-19, of which 90,273 — children. From March 18 to March 24, 4,311 Ukrainians were hospitalized, of which 2,389 were children under the age of 17. During the reporting week, 1,892 patients with COVID-19 were registered. 614 people required hospitalization. The largest number of cases of COVID-19 were registered in the Khmelnitsky, Chernihiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Dnipropetrovsk and Poltava regions,” the report says. on COVID-19. All of the deceased had not received preventive vaccinations against COVID-19 within the last 12 months. Also, one person died as a result of complications of influenza.

In total, 3,894,723 Ukrainians have been ill with ARVI, influenza and COVID-19 since the beginning of the epidemic season in October. 150,755 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed.

The Ministry of Health reminded that vaccinations against COVID-19 in 2024 remain free of charge for all Ukrainians. You can get vaccinated by making an appointment with your family doctor or at a vaccination point in a medical facility. A network of vaccination points operating in outpatient clinics, hospitals, primary care centers — valid. Information about the nearest vaccination points, their addresses and opening hours can be found by calling the Ministry of Health contact center at 0 800 60 20 19. against COVID-19 for free vaccinations.

This is an updated version of the Comirnaty vaccine from American company Pfizer, adapted specifically for protection against the Omicron strain. coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

The vaccine is available in all regions and can be used for both booster vaccinations and primary vaccination.

www.ukrinform.ua

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