Monitoring Desk: An Old-Age Nursing Home (boarding house for the elderly) in the Kyiv region recorded an outbreak of coronavirus, reports Ukrainian News Agency.
According to a story by Yarina Vatsyak, 13 people fell ill with coronavirus at the Lyubov boarding house for elderly people in Zazimye village, Brovarsky district, Kyiv region.
This was announced at a briefing by the Acting Chairman of the Kiev Regional State Administration Vasily Volodin, Ukrainian News reports.
“Nursing house for the elderly Liubov in the village of Zazymie, Brovarskyi district – a private household with 23 wards and 5 employees. On April 26, one ward was hospitalized, an express test revealed coronavirus, after which PCR testing and therapy was made for him, but he died on April 28,” Volodin said.
He noted that after this, rapid tests for coronavirus showed 13 positive results in 11 inmates and 2 employees of the boarding house.
Also on April 29, 13 tests were done by PCR, another 15 are planned to be done on May 1 (today).
It may be mentioned that in Ukraine the number of new coronavirus infected has been growing for the third day in a row.
As Ukrainian News reported, the number of patients with coronavirus in the Kiev region on April 29 compared with the previous day increased by 21 people to 664, while in Kiev, 1,401 cases of COVID-19 infection were already recorded.