An outbreak of hepatitis in Chernihiv: the number of patients continues to grow

Вспышка гепатита в Чернигове: количество больных продолжает расти

The number of cases of hepatitis continues to grow

At the moment, hepatitis ill 41 people: among them, 30 students and 11 adults.

In Chernihiv school school No. 7 the number of cases of viral hepatitis type A has increased to 41 people. This is seven cases more than as of 26 Nov. On Tuesday, December 10, announced Chernihiv regional laboratory center of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

“As 10.12.2019 G. was 41 patients, among them 30 children and 11 adults. Patients diagnosed with “viral hepatitis a”moderate, confirmed by laboratory. In 35 patients the diagnosis was confirmed immunologically. 39 patients were hospitalized”, – is spoken in the message.

It is noted that today was discharged from hospital 31 people. Anti-epidemic measures are continuing.

We will remind, on October 25 it became known about the outbreak of hepatitis in the school №7 of Chernihiv. It was initially reported 13 cases – 12 school students and one employee dining room. Later, the number of patients increased.

Later it became known that the police opened criminal proceedings on the fact of violation of sanitary norms. The sanction of article provides for a fine or arrest for up to six months or limitation of liberty for a term up to three years.

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