Ukraine documents new record highs of daily growth in COVID-19 infections, fatalities

Ukraine documents new record highs of daily growth in COVID-19 infections, fatalities
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  • calendar-gray 02 April 2021

Ukrainian medics have recorded 19,893 new cases of the coronavirus over the past 24 hours which is 13% more than the number of cases the day before when 17,569 infections were detected and is the highest value country-wide during the entire pandemic, APA reports citing TASS.

Over the past 24 hours, 433 patients died of complications caused by the infection which is also a record high number, Ukraine’s Health Minister Maxim Stepanov reported.

"19,893 new cases of the coronavirus disease COVID-19 were recorded in Ukraine as of April 1, 2021. Among others, 834 children and 484 healthcare workers got sick," he wrote on Facebook.

According to him, over the past 24 hours, 5,040 patients were hospitalized, 10,287 patients have recovered. The previous record high number of fatalities was documented yesterday when 421 Ukrainian residents died of the coronavirus complications. The highest number of new cases of the infection was detected in the Lvov (1,668), Odessa (1,608), Kharkov (1,494), Khmelnitsky (1,351) and Dnepropetrovsk (1,178) Regions.

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