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In Kiev, sharply increased the number of patients with influenza and SARS

В Киеве резко увеличилось количество больных гриппом и ОРВИWas 11 thousand 390 patients with influenza and SARS.

In Kyiv for the 43rd week of the season was 11 thousand 390 patients with influenza and SARS (42nd week ill 9778) and an increase compared to the previous week 14.2%.

According to first Deputy Chairman of the KSCA Nicholas Povoroznik, in General, the intensity of the epidemic process is at a level typical for this time of year.

Now with a prevalence rate of 384,4 (for 42-week – 330) and below the epidemiological threshold of 55.1%.

“The increased incidence was due to both adult and child population. So ill adults 3619 persons (growth on 22,2%), children – 8120 (an increase of 14.3%). The incidence of children accounted for 71.3 per cent and the previous week’s 71.2 percent. Among students there is an increased incidence of 14.5%: 3249 cases, accounting for 40% of the total number of affected children and 28.5% of the total number of people who sought medical assistance,” said Poworoznik.

According to him, in medical institutions for the 43rd week of the season admitted 89 people, including 81 children. Since the beginning of the season, on October 1, 2018, have been vaccinated against flu 6325 person, including, 1615 children.

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