In the Donetsk region for the day found 5 new cases COVID-19

KIEV. May 24. UNN. In Donetsk region as of the evening of 24 may revealed 5 new cases of coronavirus in total 148 people since the epidemic began. It is reported by UNN with reference to the Chairman of Donetsk regional state administration Pavel Kirilenko.

“5 new cases СOVID-19 laboratory-confirmed in the Donetsk region during these days, may 24: 4 in 1 in Mariupol and Volnovakha district,” — said the head of RSA.

Kirilenko said that in Mariupol positive results of PCR studies were 12-year-old boy, 87-year-old woman and 79 men and 56 years. In Volnovakha district — 59-year-old man. “They are all from among the contact persons, where the presence of the virus was established earlier,” he wrote.

“Since the announcement of quarantine in the Donetsk region revealed 148 cases of coronavirus disease. 4 of them ended with a lethal outcome, 62 patients recovered, 82 continuing treatment” — knocked out the statistics, the head of the regional state administration.

Recall, according to the latest Ministry of health in Ukraine recorded 20 986 cases of coronavirus disease COVID-19, of which 617 — lethal.

Starting with may 22 in Ukraine extended quarantine for a month — until 22 June, with a gradual weakening of the preventive restrictions.

Respiratory disease COVID-19, which causes infection of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, was first detected in China’s Hubei province, at the end of 2019. From the moment of infection with this virus have been recorded in 185 countries, including Ukraine. Since March 11, the world health organization recognized the spread of the disease — a pandemic.

Later, the head of the who Tedros Aden Gebreyesus stated that a pandemic of the novel coronavirus is accelerating at an exponential rate.

In turn, at the end of March the head of the IMF Kristalina Georgieva said that the world economy went into recession. Later, in the report of the organization for 14 April, the IMF said the global economy is the worst year since the great depression.