The Ministry of reintegration of the temporarily occupied territories of Ukraine notes that in all the temporarily occupied territories of Russia, Ukraine and in the Donbas and in the Crimea – the observed deterioration of the epidemiological situation owing to the spread of the disease COVID-19.

“This is the result of the irresponsible actions of the Russian occupying authorities, who for a long time concealed information about the real situation, deliberately exposing citizens of danger,” – said on Thursday the press service of the Ministry.

There have indicated that on 22 April the occupation administration in ORLO and ORDO simultaneously acknowledged the presence of the first deaths from the coronavirus, and the synchronous information was made public about a significant increase in the number of infected people. According to this information, under surveillance for coronaviruses in these areas are more than 13 thousand people.

“Such “coincidence” is evidence that the decision to disclose information about the epidemic is taken in one center, which coordinates the work of both the Russian occupational formations under the regime of effective control by the state-occupier,” said Lineintegral.

In Lineintegral pointed out that representatives of the Russian occupation administration in Crimea as of the morning of April 23 recognized the existence of 53 infected people, “the head of” Russian occupation administration in Sevastopol M. Razvozhaev reported an increase during the April 22 confirmed cases of infection from 18 to 25.

The “head” of the occupational structure in the Crimea S. Aksenov publicly called on Russian citizens not to go to the Crimea to prevent the spread of infection on the territory of the Ukrainian Peninsula. At the same time the representatives of the Russian Supervisory authorities acknowledged that the growth rate of the incidence of coronavirus in the Crimea is higher than in Moscow. This situation causes discontent of the local population, recorded acts of vandalism against cars with Crimean registration number plates”, – stressed in the Ministry.

In Lineintegral also noted that in the temporarily occupied territories of Crimea and Donbas, there is an acute shortage of medical staff to accompany patients, as well as the spread of the coronavirus among the military occupation troops that carefully concealed.