In March and April, the interior Ministry has purchased for its employees to 1.5 million of respirators, more than 260 thousand suits biological protection, more than 100 thousand rapid tests, 1000 thermometers, more than 200 thousand pairs of disposable gloves
The Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine was announced on may 4 that includes a six-week supply of personal protective equipment and disinfectants to counter the spread of COVID-19.
In March and April, the Agency has purchased for its employees to 1.5 million of respirators, more than 260 thousand suits biological protection, more than 100 thousand rapid tests, 1000 thermometers, more than 200 thousand pairs of disposable gloves. With 80 thousand respirators and 8 thousand suits the interior Ministry handed over to the Ministry of health of Ukraine.
In addition, the Central polyclinic of the Ministry of interior last month purchased respirators high protection class 3M 6800М. They are intended for doctors from the system of agencies that work with people infected with dangerous diseases, including virus COVID-19. Also, these respirators will be employees investigative team examining the bodies and contact with persons who have confirmed coronavirus.
“Now, when the interior Ministry already has a six-week stock of material resources needed to counter the epidemic of coronavirus, the Ministry decided on the purchase of personal protective equipment and disinfection exclusively from Ukrainian producers”, – said the press service of the interior Ministry.
It is noted that to date, the National police recorded 142 confirmed cases of coronavirus, in the State border service – 17, in the National guard – 19, the State service for emergency situations – three, at the State migration service is one. Another 59 cases COVID-19 discovered employees of the interior Ministry.
An outbreak of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 began in December of 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the American Johns Hopkins University, the coronavirus, the world has infected more than 3.5 million people, more than 247,9 thousand of them died, and 1.13 million recovered.
In Ukraine, coronavirus was confirmed in 12 of 331 people, 303 of them died, and in 1619 was cured.