The incidence of influenza among the people of Kiev began to decline

Заболеваемость гриппом среди киевлян пошла на спад

SARS and influenza

In the period from 19 to 22 December in Kiev was 36 031 cases of influenza and SARS, which is 3.5% lower than the corresponding period for the last week. This was announced by Deputy head of Kyiv city state administration Mykola Povoroznyk, the press service of the city administration.

“Among children, a decrease in the incidence of 11.1%. Thus, of the total number of cases – 21 318 children under the age of 17. Among them: ill 1 300 children, 6 of 502 children aged 1 to 4 years (there was a slight increase of cases 1.7%), from 5 to 9 years – 6 497 (a decrease of 12%), from 10 to 14 years – 5 207 (a decrease of 19.4%), from 15 to 17 years – 1 812 (decrease 25.3%),” – said Poworoznik.

He also said that since the beginning of the week in a Kyiv hospital with influenza and SARS are hospitalized 359 people, including 178 children.

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According to Povoroznik, the quarantine is introduced in General in 136 schools of the city. “Now, in the absence more than 20% of students because of influenza and SARS, 98 schools completely closed in 38 the educational process is partially suspended”, – said the Deputy Chairman of the KSCA. Moreover, among students, a decrease in the incidence of influenza and SARS 23.5%.