In Kiev over the past week the number of cases of influenza has increased 41.5% – KSCA

В Киеве за минувшую неделю количество заболевших гриппом возросло на 41,5%, - КГГА

the Deputy head of Kyiv city state administration Mykola Povoroznyk

During the 4 days of the week from 12 to 15 December in Kiev was 37 276 cases of influenza and SARS. Of this amount, 64.3 percent, namely 23969 people – children. The incidence rate compared with last week rose 41.5%.

This was reported by the press service of the KSCA, with reference to the Deputy head of the KSCA Nicholas Poworoznik.

It is reported that the increased incidence is observed among all age groups. In particular, among patients was 50.9% children of school age. “Compared to last week, the number of cases among school students has increased by 39.2%,” said Poworoznik.

It is reported that the morbidity structure of children, the greatest number of cases recorded in the age groups 5-9 years old is 22.5% (5386), 10-14 years– 27% (6461), 1-4 – 26,7% (6395).

Hospitalized 213 people, including 106 children (45.9 per cent).

We will remind, in Kiev the epidemiological threshold incidence of influenza exceeded 30%.

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