“Since the start of the year, 24,027 people have contracted measles: 9,682 adults and 14,345 children. Also, 12 people have died of complications from the disease: eight children and four adults,” reads the report.
“882 people fell ill with measles over the 29th week of 2018: 369 adults and 413 children, which is 3.1% more compared with the previous week… Also, a 21-month-old toddler died of complications from the disease in Kyiv region. Since the start of the year, 13 people have died of complications from measles: 9 children and 4 adults,” reads the report.
Since the start of the year, 26,692 people have contracted measles: 10,800 adults and 15,892 children.
The largest number of cases of measles was recorded in Lviv region (4,989 people: 1,568 adults and 3,421 children), Zakarpattia region (2,890 people: 537adults and 2,353children), Ivano-Frankivsk region (2,596 people: 744 adults and 1,852children), Odesa region (2,063 people: 1,028 adults and 1,035 children), the city of Kyiv (1,854 people: 1,139 adults and 715 children) and Ternopil region (1,388people: 540 adults and 848 children).