PM Shmyhal: 10 mln masks to be transferred to healthcare establishments around Ukraine

PM Shmyhal: 10 mln masks to be transferred to healthcare establishments around Ukraine

On March 16, 10 million medical masks will be handed over to healthcare facilities throughout Ukraine, according to Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.

“Tomorrow we will transfer 10 million medical masks to healthcare facilities across Ukraine,” Shmyhal wrote on his Telegram channel on March 15.

He also added that together with Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Liashko, he had checked regional medical warehouses.

“Ukrainian doctors and junior medical personnel in Ukraine are fantastic people!” the prime minister wrote.

As Ukrinform reported, the World Health Organization (WHO) on March 11 declared the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic.

Three coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Ukraine, including one death.

Starting from March 12, a quarantine has been introduced in Ukraine for three weeks, as well a package of anti-epidemic measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the country.


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