Deputy Minister of Health, Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Liashko has announced withdrawal next week from the “red zone” of the epidemiological danger for Kyiv and five regions.
“According to our forecasts, Lviv, Kyiv (any day), Kyiv, Zaporizhia, Odesa and Poltava regions will get out of the red level during the next week,” Liashko wrote on his Facebook page on Friday evening.
Ukraine’s neighboring countries are in the “red” zone for the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, according to data on the Health Ministry’s website on Friday.
Among the closest neighbors of Ukraine, the “red” zone includes, in particular, Slovakia (468.4 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 population), Belarus (222), Poland (196.1), Russia (189.8), Romania (173), Hungary (163.8), and Moldova (172.3).
The “red” zone includes countries with an incidence rate per 100,000 population over the past 14 days higher than in Ukraine (142.3). In total 80 countries.
Portugal, Israel, Spain, Montenegro, the Czech Republic, Slovenia, the United States, Great Britain, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, France, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Italy, Belgium, Georgia, Austria, Germany, and Canada are also among the countries of the “red” zone.
The list of countries of the “green” zone includes, in particular, Turkey, Bulgaria, Finland, Greece, Japan, India, and Egypt.
The neighboring countries of Ukraine, in addition to Poland, Belarus and the Russian Federation, are in the “red” zone for COVID-19, according to data published on the website of the Ministry of Health as of December 24.
The “red” zone includes countries with an incidence rate per 100,000 population over the past 14 days higher than in Ukraine (374). There are 45 countries in total.
Of the closest neighbors of Ukraine, the “red” zone includes Slovakia (634,900 cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 population), Moldova (460,400), Romania (400,300) and Hungary (521,700).
Lithuania, Georgia, Slovenia, U.S., Montenegro, Sweden, the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Great Britain, Turkey, Austria, Germany are also among the countries of the “red” zone.
The list of countries of the “green” zone includes, in particular, Italy, Israel, Belgium, France, Canada, Spain, Greece, Japan, India, and Egypt.
Of the closest neighbors of Ukraine, the “green” zone includes Belarus (279 cases per 100,000 of the population), the Russian Federation (206,900) and Poland (366,700).
The first full-length documentary film about coronavirus “COVID-2019: Exiting Red Zone” in the post-Soviet space was shot in Ukraine.
According to a press release from the film’s team, the film was shot just over two months.
The film was shot in the genre of “expedition film” in seven regions of Ukraine: the shooting took place in Kyiv, Kramatorsk, Kryvy Rih, Lviv, Mykolaiv, Odesa and Cherkasy.
The plot is based on the stories of 65 characters, including medical workers, volunteers, ambulance drivers, entrepreneurs, employees, as well as patients and relatives of patients with COVID-19. The film crew visited 15 reference hospitals working with COVID-19 patients, as well as three intensive care units, where critically ill patients with serious complications were treated.
The film was shot within the project “Seven Films of Bno-Airiian” of former head of Kyiv Regional State Administration Mykhailo Bno-Airiian, who in the summer of 2019 headed Kyiv Regional State Administration and was in office for 100 days.
The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has updated the list of countries of the “red zone,” those arriving from which must undergo a two-week self-isolation or undergo PCR testing for coronavirus disease COVID-19 in laboratories accredited by the Public Health Centre.
The United States, Panama, French Guiana, Oman, Bolivia, Israel, Armenia, Honduras, Belgium, Brazil are included in the top ten countries with the highest rates of active cases of COVID-19 per 100,000 population as of July 27.
In addition, neighboring Moldova, Russia, Romania, Belarus, as well as Ukraine itself, where the rate of COVID-19 disease per 100,000 of the population is 66.70, are on the “red list.” In general, the list of “red zone” countries published on the website of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine includes 62 countries.
The “red” zone includes countries where the incidence rate of coronavirus exceeds 40 cases per 100,000 population.