In Kharkiv Oblast, six people died of coronavirus in a week


Since the beginning of the epidemic season, 18,234 people have fallen ill with influenza and SARS in the region, 6,746 of them children. 1,139 people were hospitalized, including 398 children. Compared to the same period last year, the incidence increased by 14.4%.

About this reported in the “Kharkiv Regional Center for Disease Control and Prevention”.

According to the analysis of the incidence of influenza and SARS in the 45th week (February 6-12), including cases of COVID-19, 3,167 people fell ill, of which 1,203 (38.0%) were children under the age of 17. Compared to the previous week, the incidence rate decreased by 3.4% (among the children, the incidence rate increased by 4.8%). In the structure of SARS, the specific weight of the incidence of COVID-19 is 13.5%, a decrease compared to last week by 34.7% is noted (430 cases were registered against 658 last week).

According to experts, the intensity of the epidemic process corresponds to a low level.

157 people were hospitalized, including 49 children (31.2%).

6 deaths in patients with COVID-19 have been registered (since the beginning of the epidemic season 24).

The highest incidence rate was registered in the Krasnograd district – 229.60 per 100,000 population.

This indicates the activity of the circulation of pathogens of the respiratory group in the population, despite the fact that currently the intensity of the epidemic process corresponds to a low level. The joint circulation of viruses of the respiratory group and SARS-CoV-2 will contribute to the further growth of morbidity levels among the population of the region.

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