As of December 16 the epidemic situation in the Nikolaev area on flu and sharp respiratory virus infections remains intense. As the extraordinary anti-epidemic commission at the regional state administration reports, from December 7 to December 13 excess epidemic to a threshold was observed in 13 administrative territories of area from 21 (Nikolaev, Pervomaisk, Arbuzinsky, Bashtansky, Brotherly, Veselinovsky, Voznesensky, October, Kazankovsky, Krivoozersky, Novobugsky, Ochakov and Snigirevsky areas).
As a whole on area the incidence of flu and ORVI is higher than an epidemic threshold for 31,3 percent.
Due to the increased incidence of pupils in the cities and regions of area it is suspended uchebno - educational process at 125 comprehensive schools, 2 boarding schools, 33 classes 20-and schools, 18 preschool institutions, 15 lyceums, 3 gymnasiums and in 2 groups it is professional - agrarian lyceum.
In Nikolaev the final decision concerning the term of opening of schools will be made by results of the incidence analysis.