Another 2.5 thousand patients: the health Ministry said on measles

Еще 2,5 тысячи больных: в Минздраве рассказали о заболеваемости корью

For the ninth week of the year 2019 the number of Ukrainians fell ill with the measles, amounted to 2524 person. As reported, referring to the press service of the Ministry of health, last week in Ukraine of measles 1312 1230 children and adults. In addition, last week there was one fatal case.

In Khmelnytskyi region, died of measles, the baby, who was only 25 days. The Ministry of health stressed that since the beginning of this year victims of measles were already 10 Ukrainians, and among them three children. With the end of 2018 measles in Ukraine got sick of 26500 people, most of them children. The health Ministry said that to date, the highest incidence rates recorded in the Lviv region – 4,000 people since the end of December last year. The second highest number of cases of measles is now in the Vinnitsa region – nearly 2.5 thousand cases, almost the same number of people, cases of measles recorded in Rivne and Khmelnytsky oblasts.

High morbidity demonstrates Kiev. In the Ministry of health assured that the growth rate of measles in the country begins to decline. Recently, we reported that a daily medical record of 300-400 new cases of measles in Ukraine.