In Ukraine 17 cases of the Californian flu are confirmed officially.
It on a press - conferences on Wednesday were declared by the deputy chief health officer Lyudmila Mukharskaya.
"For today we consider that we confirmed 17 cases of a flu AH1N1 virus", - she told.
Mukharskaya also declared that Ministry of Health received confirmation on death of one person from the Californian flu in Kiev.
"For today we received information on confirmation of this flu in the city of Kiev from the person who died in military hospital.
Also there is a confirmation in Kiev region, but now it only at the level of a regional sanstantion and materials are on research", - she told.
According to Mukharskaya, flu continues to extend actively in 9 quarantine areas, in particular "very active growth of a disease is recorded in 3 regions is the Ternopol, Lvov and Ivano - Frankovskaya areas".
Besides, for the last week the epidemiological threshold in Kiev, Vinnytsia and Chernigov is exceeded.
"It is necessary to tell if in previous years about 25-30 thousand diseases of ORZ were registered, for today in days incidence increases on 70-80 thousand", - she told.
Mukharskaya added that feature of this epidemiological season is that growth of incidence began for 2 months earlier, than usually.
Besides, incidence grows not gradually, and at once increases by 2-3 times.
As a whole, according to her, over all country on Wednesday 478 thousand cases are registered by flu and ORZ. From them 86 diseased died.