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COVID-19: Ukranian president, staff receiving treatment in hospital

The president still works from the hospital.

• November 12, 2020

President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine and the head of the President’s Office Andriy Yermak, who on Monday were diagnosed with the COVID-19, are currently in isolated wards at the hospital, online newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda reported on Thursday.

“Everything is quite strict, regulated by protocol. They are in Feofania hospital. There is a special office where the president can hold meetings.’’ Mykhailo Podoliak, an advisor to the president’s office, told Pravda.

According to Mr. Podoliak, a communication channel has been set up in Mr. Zelensky’s ward, allowing him to keep to his regular work schedule while under isolation.

A total of 500,865 COVID-19 cases, with 9,145 deaths, have been registered in Ukraine as of Thursday, while 227,694 patients have recovered, according to the country’s health ministry.

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