Coronavirus in Ukraine – only 5% of respondents have personally encountered the disease


Today, August 14, it is reported that according to a survey at the beginning of July this year, 92% of Ukrainians do not faced coronavirusand 5% confirmed that they or their relatives suffered from COVID-19.

Only 3% of Ukrainians were unable to answer the question whether they personally encountered a dangerous disease, testify survey data Foundation “Democratic Initiatives” and the Razumkov Center.

By region, the statistics are as follows: residents of the western (8.6%) and central (5.4%) regions more often expressed confidence that they had a coronavirus than residents of the southern (2.4%) and eastern (2.7 %) regions.

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In terms of age, Ukrainians over 50 more often expressed the opinion that they themselves or their relatives had suffered the disease than representatives of other age groups.

The poll was conducted by the Razumkov Center and the Democratic Initiatives Foundation from July 3 to July 9, 2020 by a face-to-face interview method at the place of residence of the respondents. 2022 respondents were interviewed throughout Ukraine, excluding the territories occupied by Russia. The theoretical sampling error (excluding the design effect) does not exceed 2.3% with a probability of 0.95.

Recall, as on Friday in Ukraine 87 872 cases of coronavirus infection. During Thursday, 1732 people were diagnosed with the disease.

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Ukraine, 46,797 people have overcome the disease, 2,011 have died, 39,064 are still sick.

14 august in the world recorded 20,907,410 cases infection with COVID-19. Per day: 286 563 people; recovered: 12 995 523 people (167 328 per day); died: 755 612 people (6 254 per day).

Also, the State Commission on Technogenic and Environmental Safety and Emergencies at an extraordinary meeting in accordance with the new zoning principles assigned to the “red zone” of quarantine the cities of Sambir (Lviv region), Belyaevka (Odessa region), Dubno (Rivne region) and the districts of Gorodenkovsky and Kosovsky (Ivano-Frankivsk region), Kostopolsky and Rivne (Rivne region), Kitsmansky (Chernivtsi region).

Earlier, ZN.UA wrote that fear, tight time frames, chaos, lack of personnel policy, a utilitarian approach to personnel and poor government management were in the first three months of the coronavirus pandemic in Ukraine. More details in the material by Alla Kotlyar “COVID-19. Lessons from the first wave”.


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