In Kiev fewer flu patients

В Киеве стало меньше больных гриппом

In the capital there is a decrease in the incidence of influenza and SARS 6.9%.

This was announced by first Deputy Chairman of the KSCA Nicholas Poworoznik.

In particular, the overall percentage dropped due to the reduction of disease among children — by 15.1%. Among adults, the opposite is observed for an increase of 4.8%.

According to officials in the capital now, the incidence of influenza is below the epidemic threshold by 53.1%. He noted that medical institutions hospitalized 228 people, including 160 children. He noted that according to the Department of education and science, now in Kiev because of illness suspended the educational process in school — No. 173 of Solomenskiy district.

He also added that from 1 October 2018 the flu vaccine were 34 thousand people, of which 8801 — children.

As previously reported, in the first week of 2019 in Kiev from complications after the flu one person died. A victim of the disease was 59-year-old man who died 1 Jan.

Earlier it was reported that Kiev became less sick with the flu. The flu epidemic has bypassed Ukraine party, the incidence of falls, and Suprun told why men carry the flu heavier women.