"During the reporting week, 151,852 people were ill with flu and ARVI, of whom 68.4% are under 17's.
When compared to last week, the case rate among adults and children under the age of 17 has increased slightly – by 1.0% and 4.0%, respectively, " – he says report The Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
The ministry noted that the incidence of flu and ARVI at an epidemic level were inherent in the beginning of the epidemic season.
"The intense case rate is 359.7 per 100,000 population, which is 30.7% less than the epidemic threshold in Ukraine" – stated in the Ministry of Health.
It is stressed that there is no geographical spread of flu in Ukraine and ARVI and a low density of epidemic activity, with no more than the epidemic thresholds.
According to the ministry, since the start of the epidemic season, 61970 people have been vaccinated against the flu.