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Kindergartens have been closed due to the hepatitis A virus in the water in the Sakhalin city

Kindergartens have been closed due to the hepatitis A virus in the water in the Sakhalin city
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In Okha, because of the detection of the hepatitis A virus in the water, all kindergartens and school camps were temporarily closed. Now pupils of preschool institutions and workers of a water utility are vaccinated because they are at risk.

Virus infected tenants apartment building in Okha. Now they are in the hospital. Experts have identified people who have been in contact with patients, now physicians inspect them every day. All sanitary services are on high alert, management companies must conduct additional sanitary cleaning of entrances and basements.

According to the press service of the Sakhalin Oblast Government, at night chlorination began in the city’s water supply system. Now the chlorine concentration is relatively low, water can be used for technical purposes, but it needs a day for disinfection.

Disinfection of water supply networks will take place until 3 in the morning on June 26. Until that time, drinking water will be delivered to Okha residents by cisterns.