For a week with flu and SARS ill 160 000 Ukrainians

За неделю гриппом и ОРВИ заболели 160 000 украинцев

The number of cases increased

In Ukraine influenza and SARS from 15 to 21 January, got sick, about 160 000 people. Most cases in the Kiev region, and the lowest in Ternopil.

Last week in Ukraine with flu and SARS ill 159 260 people, or 20.5% more than last week and 21.3% less than the same period last season. This is stated in the information Bulletin of the Ministry of health.

As noted, the highest indicator was intense in Kiev, the lowest – in the Ternopil regions.

“In all regions of Ukraine is observed the low intensity of the epidemic activity of influenza and SARS, throughout the country, the incidence of influenza and ARVI remains below the epidemic threshold”, – stated in the message.

The vast majority of the samples of identified viruses of influenza type B.

Deaths due to complications from the flu have not been recorded.

Since the beginning of the flu season from 12.5 million people from the risk groups vaccinated only 1.3%.

Recall from 8 to 14 January 2018 in Ukraine with flu and SARS ill 132 of 204.