The flu in Ukraine: epidemiological boundary is exceeded in 21 areas

Грипп в Украине: Эпидпорог превышен в 21 области

For the week sick almost 420 thousand people.

Over the past week, from 19 to 25 December, influenza and SARS in Ukraine got sick almost 420 thousand people, of which 61.7 percent are children under 17 years. About it reports the Center of influenza and acute respiratory viral infections.

The epidemic threshold is exceeded in 21 regions, six of them – Zhytomyr, Zaporizhzhya, Chernivtsi, Kherson, Dnepropetrovsk, Zakarpatye – threshold was exceeded twice.

Only three regions – Odesa, Ivano-Frankivsk, Kharkiv – the incidence is below the epidemic level.

The total incidence of influenza and SARS is 984,8 people per 100 thousand population. This is by 8.9% more than last week.

Over the past week was not was deaths associated with the flu.

As reported Корреспондент.netin Ukraine died from influenza for five people. In three cases – children up to 17 years of age who have not been vaccinated against the flu.

We will remind, the Ministry of health is waiting for the peak of the flu epidemic in February.

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