In Ukraine over the past week with a flu and ORVI was ill almost 160 thousand people

In Ukraine last week (January 15-21) of influenza and SARS fell ill 159 thousand 260 people, or 20.5% more than last week and 21.3% less than the same period last season. This is stated in the information Bulletin of the Ministry of health.

The highest indicator was intense in Kiev, the lowest – in the Ternopil regions.

“In all regions of Ukraine is observed the low intensity of the epidemic activity of influenza and SARS, throughout the country, the incidence of influenza and ARVI remains below the epidemic threshold”, – stated in the message.

The vast majority of the samples of identified viruses of influenza type B.

Deaths due to complications from the flu have not been recorded.

Since the beginning of the flu season from 12.5 million people from the risk groups vaccinated only 1.3%.