Kirovohrad region became next to impose quarantine

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Nov. 5, 2009, 4:50 p.m. | Ukraine — by Ukrainian News

Almost 7,000 people have been infected in Kirovohrad region

The Kirovohrad region has imposed quarantine because cases of influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections have almost reached the epidemic threshold, according toKirovohrad regional administration website. The Kirovohrad region's Governor Volodymyr Movchan signed the relevant directive on Nov. 4.

6, 914 people have been infected in Kirovohrad region (357 of them have been hospitalized) since Oct. 29, according to the Health Ministry, .

The Cabinet of Ministers imposed quarantine in nine regions on Oct. 30 because of the epidemic of the H1N1 influenza.

Ukraine's chief sanitary doctor Oleksandr Bilovol forecasted on Nov. 4 that quarantine would soon be introduced in the Vinnytsia, Kyiv, Odesa, Poltava, and Chernihiv regions after they reach the epidemic threshold for influenza and acute respiratory viral infections.
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