For the past day in Kyiv was more than 8 thousand patients with influenza and SARS

За прошедшие сутки в Киеве зарегистрировано более 8 тыс. больных гриппом и ОРВИ

14 December in Kiev was 8431 sick with the flu and SARS. About this informed the Deputy Chairman of the KSCA Nicholas Povoroznik, the press service of the city administration.

The increased incidence is observed among all age groups.

“Of the total number of cases 61.4% of children under the age of 17 years (5177). There is a growing incidence among all age groups: among adults, 64%, and among children was 38.2%. Compared to the same period of the previous week prevalence among schoolchildren increased by 46%. Now in connection with absence of more than 20% of pupils due to influenza and SARS, the leaders of the 69 schools took the decision to close schools, and 32 – the educational process is partially suspended,” said Poworoznik.

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As previously reported, 12 and 13 December in Kiev was hospitalized 91 people, sick with influenza and SARS, including 45 children. The number of schools in Kiev that are fully closed for quarantine because of the epidemic of influenza reached 69.

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