Statistics from the Ministry of health of Ukraine show that women over 50 years of age who had problems with the cardiovascular system or suffered from diabetes before entering the body die most often among patients due to coronavirus. This was reported on Saturday, April 4, in the Facebook Of the center for public health under the Ministry.
“As of April 4, 86% of people who died from COVID-19 were over 50 years old,” the report notes.
The average time from symptoms to death is nine days.
61% of the victims had cardiovascular diseases, 40% had diabetes, 13% had neoplasms, 9% had lung diseases, and 4% were obese.
To date, 28 people have died from COVID-19 in Ukraine, including 19 women and nine men. Only four patients were under 50 years of age. Previously, all of them were hospitalized. Most of the patients were treated in intensive care units using artificial ventilation and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation.
According to the Ukrainian Ministry of health, over the past day, 154 new cases of coronavirus infection were registered in the country, the total number of cases was 1096 people. During the observation period, 23 patients recovered.
In Ukraine, until April 24, a quarantine and emergency regime has been introduced in connection with the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Most of the cases were detected in Kiev and Chernivtsi region.
In addition, on April 3, the government of Ukraine amended the decree on preventing the spread of coronavirus in the state.
According to the document, from April 6 in the country it is forbidden to be in public places without a mask or respirator, as well as to go outside without identity documents. It is forbidden to move on the streets for more than two people together, except when accompanied by children.
Compliance with the quarantine regime is monitored by police, military personnel, the national guard and employees of state institutions of the Ministry of health.