Reports of Covid sufferers leaping from Ukrainian hospital home windows in tragic suicide bids as well being system ‘on brink of collapse’


A girl with suspected coronavirus has died after leaping out of a window at a hospital within the southern Ukrainian metropolis of Zaporozhe, native media reported.

The affected person, mentioned to be a 56-year outdated with a historical past of psychological sickness, was reportedly attending a health care provider’s appointment on the fourth ground of the establishment, however by no means entered the workplace. Disturbing photos from the scene seem to point out a physique coated by a sheet near the partitions of the hospital.In extra tragic information from the nation, Ukrainian media reported earlier {that a} lady who had not too long ago given start equally leapt from a hospital window after having been identified with coronavirus. This incident additionally occurred within the Zaporozhe area, however the hospital claims she survived the autumn and was put underneath the care of psychiatrists.

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The influential Ukrainian information website Korrespondent additionally reviews that two coronavirus sufferers at totally different hospitals within the capital, Kiev, killed themselves by leaping from home windows, solely a day other than one another.Earlier this month, Ukraine’s Minister for Health Maxim Stepanov warned that the nation’s well being system, which has confronted a long time of underinvestment, was “close to disaster” after an increase in Covid-19 instances. Only two weeks later, Stepanov himself examined constructive for the virus and was pressured to isolate.READ MORE: Ukraine’s Health Minister identified with Covid-19, after warning that crisis-ridden nation’s hospitals are going through ‘DISASTER’Europe’s poorest nation recorded a file variety of confirmed infections on Thursday, with near 15,000 Ukrainians being identified with Covid-19. However, considerations over a scarcity of testing imply that the true determine could also be far larger.If you want this story, share it with a good friend!