Ukrainians over 65 are dead. About this, according to RIA Novosti, said the Minister of Health of Ukraine Ilya Emets.
In December, according to Rambler, an outbreak of incidence of COVID-19 infection, which is caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, began in China. In March, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared an outbreak a pandemic. According to the latest data, the number of cases worldwide exceeded 335 thousand people. In Ukraine, the number of confirmed cases is 73.
Yesterday, discussing the situation with the spread of coronavirus infection in the country on local television, Ilya Yemets urged businesses to take part in the procurement of medicines and medical equipment.
“When financiers begin to rely on those people who are still with us, who are still alive (Ukrainians over 65 years old. – Ed.) … I always say: calculate how much we need to allocate finance for living people, not for corpses, ”he said, emphasizing that“ he’s not joking and does not scare ”.