An outbreak of hepatitis in Mykolaiv: the Number of cases increased to 62 people

In Nikolaev the number of patients with hepatitis A had increased to 62 people. About it reported in a press-service of the Nikolaev city Council.

“As of the morning of 9 January 2018 in the city was 62 cases of viral hepatitis A. Laboratory diagnosis was confirmed in 24 people, including 3 children”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that most patients form of the disease of moderate severity, two people, including 1 child – a form of severe.

Earlier it was reported about 40 cases of hepatitis And in Nikolaev, and six children. The cause of the disease, according to a number of conclusions began to water from the spill points. Later in the local Hospitible said that will check all sellers of drinking water on tap. The Ukrainian health Ministry noted that the epidemic of hepatitis A in Ukraine.

The police of Nikolaev brought criminal case upon mass infection of hepatitis a in the city.