According to the Public Health Center of Ukraine, as of 9:00 a.m. on May 15, in Ukraine there have been confirmed 17,330 COVID-19 cases, 476 patients died, 4,473 patients recovered. In total 1,220 cases among children and 3,420 cases among healthcare workers were recorded. During the 24 hours, 483 new cases have been confirmed.
As of May 15, coronavirus disease was registered:
Vinnytsia region - 674 cases;
Volyn region - 582 cases;
Dnipropetrovsk region - 791 cases;
Donetsk region - 121 cases;
Zhytomyr region - 538 cases;
Zakarpattia region - 816 cases;
Zaporizhia region - 356 cases;
Ivano-Frankivsk region – 1,188 cases;
Kirovohrad region - 437 cases;
Kyiv – 2,068 cases;
Kyiv region – 1,094 cases;
Lviv region - 942 cases;
Luhansk region - 42 cases;
Mykolaiv region - 228 cases;
Odesa region - 712 cases;
Poltava region - 257 cases;
Rivne region – 1,074 cases;
Sumy region - 158 cases;
Ternopil region – 1,060 cases;
Kharkiv region - 757 cases;
Kherson region – 167 cases;
Khmelnytsky region - 222 cases;
Chernivtsi region – 2,600 cases;
Cherkasy region - 350 cases;
Chernihiv region - 96 cases.
Data from the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Donetsk, Luhansk regions and the city of Sevastopol are not available.
11,842 patients, out of this number 1,004 children and 2,797 medical workers have been undergoing outpatient treatment. A total of 5,488 people were hospitalized, including 216 children and 623 healthcare workers. There are 225 people including 1 child and 19 healthcare workers having severe symptoms and undergoing treatment with the use of artificial lung ventilation machines.
The studies were conducted by the Virology Reference Laboratory of the Public Health Center of Ukraine, as well as by regional laboratories. As of the morning of May 15, 2020, the Center received 1,252 reports of suspected COVID-19 cases. Since the beginning of 2020, 43,842 COVID-19 suspicions have been received.
The Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine urges when having the first symptoms of respiratory illnesses to call a family doctor. Stay home! Self-isolation is the most efficient way to protect yourself from infection.