Ukraine’s President Hospitalized With COVID-19

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks throughout a joint news instruction with Polish President Andrzej Duda in Kyiv, last month. A spokeswoman for Zelenskiy states that he has actually been hospitalized for COVID-19.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks throughout a joint news rundown with Polish President Andrzej Duda in Kyiv, last month. A spokeswoman for Zelenskiy states that he has been hospitalized for COVID-19.

Valentyn Ogirenko/AP

Ukraine, like the U.S. and a variety of European countries, has actually experienced a wave of brand-new coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths in current weeks. Nearly 516,000 individuals in Ukraine have ended up being contaminated considering that the start of the pandemic and more than 9,400 have actually passed away, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University. In the past numerous days, Ukraine has actually had record everyday infections exceeding 10,000.

Zelenskiy announced Monday that he had actually ended up being infected with the virus, saying he felt promising and good to self-isolate while continuing to work.

There are no fortunate people for whom #COVID 19 does not pose a danger. In spite of all the quarantine measures, I received a favorable test. I feel good & & take a lot of vitamins. Pledge to separate myself, however keep working. I will conquer COVID19 as many people do. Its gon na be great!– Володимир Зеленський (@ZelenskyyUa) November 9, 2020

The Ukrainian presidents chief of staff, defense minister and finance minister have also checked positive for the infection, the AP reports.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has been hospitalized for COVID-19 after checking favorable for coronavirus previously this week, a spokeswoman stated Thursday.

On Monday, Zelenskiy said he was running a temperature level of 37.5 Celsius (99.5 Fahrenheit).

In spite of all the quarantine procedures, I got a favorable test. Ukraine, like the U.S. and a number of European countries, has experienced a wave of new coronavirus infections and COVID-19 deaths in current weeks. Almost 516,000 people in Ukraine have ended up being contaminated since the start of the pandemic and more than 9,400 have actually passed away, according to a tally preserved by Johns Hopkins University. In the previous several days, Ukraine has actually had record day-to-day infections surpassing 10,000.

A spokeswoman told The Associated Press that the Ukraine presidents signs were “absolutely nothing serious” however that he was being relocated to a health center in Kyiv since “there are better conditions for self-isolation and take care of coronavirus patients.”

Zelenskiy joins a number of other world leaders who have actually contracted the coronavirus, especially President Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.