The press service of the ministry of health reports on its site.
"Since the beginning of the epidemic season, according to current data, a total of 319 deaths caused by flu were confirmed by laboratory tests, including five children aged under 17 - in the Vinnytsia, Volyn, Dnipropetrovsk and Poltava regions, and two pregnant women - in the Zaporizhzhia and Kirovohrad regions," a statement said.
The largest number of victims resided in the Odesa region – 40 patients, in Kyiv city - 37, in the Donetsk region - 25, Cherkasy - 22, Lviv region - 18.
The health officials have noted that only a third of the dead had timely visited their medical doctors. The analysis of deaths has demonstrated that all the dead had no flu vaccinations.
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