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Zelensky said that Ukraine is ready for the second wave of coronavirus

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that the country is ready for a second wave of the pandemic in the early stages, but hopes that it will not.

Earlier, the chief sanitary doctor of Ukraine, Deputy Minister of health Viktor Lyashko said that the Ministry of health predicts a second wave of coronavirus in the country in October-November.

"The situation now is that we have to be careful, but no need to exaggerate the reaction. Today there is no critical outbreaks or "red dots" associated with the spread of coronavirus infection in the country. The quantitative threshold of those who recovered, has exceeded 50%. We are ready for the second wave, but I hope she passes," said Zelensky at a conference on the prevention of coronavirus, it quoted the press service of the President's office.

The Minister of health of Ukraine Maxim Stepanov reported to the President that the number of daily tests for coronavirus increased constantly since the beginning of the epidemic in the country made 877 thousand tests. He also reported that last week the number of hospitalized with coronavirus began to decline, for the past three weeks, remains about the same level of indicators for identifying suspected and infections.

Also at the meeting the head of the security Service, Ivan Bakanov reported that law enforcement officers continue to prevent the infliction of damages in the procurement of equipment and materials to combat the coronavirus, the last operation of the special services prevented a damage of 52 million hryvnia (about $ 1.9 million).

Earlier, the Ministry of health of Ukraine reported that the country recorded 59 493 infections COVID-19, died 1 498 people, recovered 31 439.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 14 million infections, more than 597 thousand people died.

Relevant data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.