Planned operations and hospitalizations are resumed in Ukraine from May 5. This was announced by Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov at a briefing in Kyiv today, - correspondent of OstroV reports.
"I initiated an extraordinary session of the Cabinet of Ministers today during a government meeting and it was supported. Only one question was raised – making an amendment to Resolution No.211… As you know, non-urgent operation operations and various hospitalizations were canceled in our country during quarantine. But quarantine is already lasting about 50 days, and we have a need to carry out planned operations, including according to vital indications", - he stated.
According to him, carrying out of planned operations and hospitalizations will be resumed in Ukraine from tomorrow.
"Provided that a person needs these operations", - Stepanov specified.
In addition, as the Minister noted, operations will be carried out only after testing for COVID-19 by PCR.
As previously reported, 12 331 cases of COVID-19 coronavirus were confirmed in Ukraine as of May 4, 303 people died, 1619 - recovered.
Earlier, the Cabinet of Ministers introduced an emergency situation throughout Ukraine and extended quarantine until May 11.