“As of 20:00 on March 17 in Ukraine, 14 cases of COVID-19 were laboratory-confirmed, of which 2 were fatal,” the report said.
It is clarified that the second fatal case is a 33-year-old woman from the Chernivtsi region.
We will note, in the evening on March 16 in the Chernivtsi regional state administration reportedthat a patient who was hospitalized with suspected COVID-19 died.
It was assumed that the cause of her death was a chronic pathology that was not associated with a suspected diagnosis, but a test was performed.
“Today, March 16, in the infectious ward of the Chernivtsi Regional Clinical Hospital at about 19:00 a woman died who was in hospital with suspected COVID-19. Death occurred as a result of severe concomitant neurological pathology, not associated with manifestations of coronavirus infection. Yesterday, a woman was tested for the presence of COVID-19, the results are expected in the near future, ”the report said.
Recall, on March 13, a 71-year-old woman from Radomyshl (Zhytomyr region), who was also sick with COVID-19, died. The patient did not immediately seek the help of doctors and did not self-isolate after arriving from abroad. One of the Kiev patients who discovered the coronavirus COVID-19 was infected by a pensioner from Radomyshl.
Earlier it was reported that on March 16 in Kiev, 2 more cases of COVID-19 were recorded, the number of cases in Ukraine increased to 7. Some of these cases are not related to trips abroad. On Tuesday, March 17, it became known about 7 more patients. The number of patients in COVID-19 has increased to 14.