Mayor of Kiev Vitali Klitschko during a briefing on the situation with coronavirus in the Ukrainian capital confused words and insulted two patients COVID-19. The appeal was broadcast by ICTV on April 4.
“As you can see, there are two disabled children among the patients: a 16-year old boy and a 17-year-old girl,” he said.
Presumably, the Kiev mayor confused the words “defective” and”minor”. In comments to the video on ICTV’s Youtube channel, users also drew attention to Klitschko’s reservation.
“Two handicapped children? He was referring to a minor? Was I the only one who heard it?» – wrote the user Svetlana.
“Why are they full-fledged?» – commented Ludmila Sakharova.
“One defective in front of us?” wrote Ivan Ivanov.
Earlier, Klitschko called on Kiev “not to shastat» he even started the hashtag “stop hanging around”on Instagram. He warned that a disaster could occur due to citizens violating the quarantine regime.
According to Worldometers on April 4, in Ukraine, the coronavirus was diagnosed in 1069, including 24-in the last day. 28 people died.
In total, more than 1.1 million people have been confirmed worldwide . cases of the disease, 61 thousand people died.
An outbreak of COVID-19 pneumonia caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus occurred in Wuhan, China, in late December. Outside of China, the disease has been diagnosed in patients in more than 180 countries. On March 11, the world health organization (who) declared a coronavirus pandemic.