The scale of the focus of infection is increasing
In total, the number of COVID-infected people has exceeded 40 people, including adults. Five inmates were admitted to the hospital.
In the children’s camp Young guard near Odessa, in which there was outbreak of coronavirus recordedCOVID-strain Delta was confirmed in 30 children and three adults, writes on Tuesday, August 17, the publication Country with reference to the National Medical Chamber of Ukraine.
“The Delta strain was confirmed in 30 children in the camp. The governor of the Odessa region is already ready to order buses to take the children home. Although, according to the classics of epidemiology, everyone should remain in the focus until the infection is eliminated (decrease in the incidence – ed.) Of the infection,” the publication quotes the head of the National Medicamera Sergei Kravchenko.
According to the official, the scale of the focus of infection is increasing, and this threatens to collapse for the health care system of the Odessa region.
“We have already hospitalized five children with more than 40 patients. <...> There are more than 500 contact persons, and the total number of children in the camp is more than a thousand. If the number of those requiring hospitalization increases, the Odessa region may not be able to cope, since only about 150 children’s beds in the entire region are ready for COVID-19, “Kravchenko said.
We recall that it was previously reported that in hospitalized children from camp Young guard there was an increase in temperature, cough, headache. They were admitted to the department for patients with coronavirus at the third children’s city hospital.