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Over 11,000 cases of viroses recorded in Moldova last week

20:34 | 31.01.2023 Category: Social

Chisinau, 31 January /MOLDPRES/ - As many as 103 cases of seasonal flu, 11,052 ones of acute infections of upper respiratory ways and 409 severe respiratory infections were recorded in Moldova last week.   

According to the Health Ministry, the number of cases of acute respiratory infections is decreasing. Decision-makers record a tendency of cutting including in the number of hospitalizations, with only 57 people put in hospital with influenza on the aforementioned period and 279 – with viroses. Also, no deaths were registered in the last week.    

The ministry said that 1,377 cases of flu and 171,202 ones of viroses had been confirmed during this cold season.

The health sector decision-makers reiterate the importance of further observing the measures of prevention of the cases of falling sick with flu and other acute respiratory infections, such as avoiding crowds, wearing protection masks, especially in the public transport, other agglomerated places; observing the distance of at least one metre from people who cough or sneeze; periodical airing of rooms; observing the hands’ hygiene, of the cough and sneeze etiquette; vaccination against influenza.      

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