In Ukraine, recorded the first death from the flu

В Украине зафиксирован первый случай смерти от гриппа

The highest incidence of influenza was registered in Kiev region

A week in the country ill with the flu more than 170 thousand people.

Ukraine was the first lethal case caused by the flu in the new epidemic season. This was reported in the newsletter of the Center of influenza and SARS Ukrainian center for control and monitoring of diseases.

“At the 46th week was fatal case of influenza in the Sumy region, which was confirmed by polymerase chain reaction”, – is spoken in the message.

According to the center, for the period from 14 to 20 November in Ukraine with flu and SARS ill 170,2 thousand people. Of these, 68.1% of children under the age of 17 years.

The highest incidence rate was registered in Kyiv region – 780,8 people per 100 thousand population, the lowest in Ternopil – 213,8 people per 100 thousand.

The total prevalence rate of 400,4 per 100 thousand, which is 6.3% more than the previous week.

In the Center of influenza and SARS noted that the incidence of the epidemic does not exceed thresholds.

As reported Корреспондент.netearlier the health Ministry said that this winter, the Ukrainians will be supporting three types of influenza.

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