According to source the first batch of test systems for detecting coronavirus in patients has already arrived in Ukraine. There is a possibility that students were in contact with carriers of the disease, therefore they are being watched intensely.
Six students from China were hospitalized in the Kharkiv Regional Infectious Diseases Hospital. They were placed in special boxes, and doctors are monitoring them intensely. Although they did not confirm coronavirus, students were able to contact carriers of the infection – most of them were recently in China.
“We specialize in respiratory infections and monitor them dynamically,” said Pavel Nartov, hospital head physician, to KHARKIV Today.
The infectious disease specialist noted that so far of all hospitalized Chinese students, only one was from Wuhan, the epicenter of the infection.
Most hospitalized students study at KhAI and live in university dormitories.
The head doctor of the infectious diseases hospital noted that in Kharkov region there are no test systems for the detection of coronavirus infection yet
“So far, such test systems were only in Kiev, in the laboratory center. Today we had a conference call with the Ministry of Health, and they said that the first batch of such tests had already arrived in Ukraine.
In the near future there will be an additional batch, and after that they will distribute them between the regions. Therefore, so far, if any suspicious cases suddenly arise, we will send material for analysis to Kiev if the patient is suitable for the clinical case of coronavirus infection, “KHARKIV Today, the head physician of the hospital Pavel Nartov.
At the same time, Nartov found it difficult to answer the question when about the first test systems will arrive in the Kharkov region.
The photo is illustrative.
Source: News Kharkov