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National Guard commander has coronavirus

Volodymyr Kondratyuk will step in as acting commander.

National Guard commander has coronavirus
Mykola Balan
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National Guard Commander Lt-Gen Mykola Balan has tested positive for coronavirus, Deputy Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko has said.

"The illness has almost no symptoms. His health condition is satisfactory. Gen Balan has been in self-isolation as of today," Herashchenko said on Facebook.

All people who were in contact with Balan will be checked.

Balan's first deputy Lt-Gen Volodymyr Kondratyuk will step in as acting commander of the National Guard.

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