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Ukraine reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

The total number has reached 1,668.

Ukraine reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

There have been 1,668 confirmed cases of the COVID-19 coronavirus in Ukraine by 9 a.m. on 8 April, the Health Ministry has reported. This includes 52 lethal cases and 35 recoveries.

A record-high daily increase in the number of cases, 206, has been registered over the past 24 hours.

Breakdown by regions:

Vinnytsya Region, 89,

Volyn Region, 36,

Dnipropetrovsk Region, 41,

Donetsk Region, 11,

Zhytomyr Region, 21,

Transcarpathian Region, 43,

Zaporizhzhya Region, 45,

Ivano-Frankivsk Region, 198,

Kirovohrad Region, 57,

Kyiv, 256,

Kyiv Region, 120,

Lviv Region, 36,

Luhansk Region, 3,

Odesa Region, 32,

Poltava Region, 17,

Rivne Region, 44,

Sumy Region, 56,

Ternopil Region, 168,

Kharkiv Region, 5,

Kherson Region, 15,

Khmelnytskyy Region, 15,

Chernivtsi Region, 273,

Cherkasy Region, 80,

Chernihiv Region, 7.

The tests were carried out by a virus reference-laboratory of the Public Health Centre of Ukraine and regional laboratories. Since the beginning of 2020, they have checked 7,205 suspected coronavirus cases.

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