Ukraine could become the epicenter of the coronavirus in Europe, — Lyashko


The system of the Ministry of health reveals only one in three infected, said Lyashko.

In Ukraine the actual number infected with the coronavirus can reach 150 thousand people that threatened her to become the epicenter of the disease in Europe. This was reported by the chief sanitary doctor Viktor Lyashko, reports the with reference to the Correspondent.

“We have to consider and be prepared for the most pessimistic scenarios. Are we afraid? I’m afraid. Are we? Ready. But rapid growth in the number of cases, no one will be ready,” − said Lyashko.

According to him, mathematical modeling show that in Ukraine, on average, detect about 35% of those infected. Thus the main health officer has assured that no data manipulation occurs, and no country in the world no register 100% of all patients.

Lyashko also said that the health care system will not sustain the load, if the patients with coronavirus will be too much.

“I am sure that in summer this can not happen, since it excluded other flu-like illness. But if we neglect the quarantine, then the predictions will be unpredictable”, − he added.

We will remind, as of July 7, the incidence of COVID-19 in Ukraine has reached a critical level of 62.4 per 100,000 population.