Ukraine reports 477 new coronavirus cases in past day, overall number exceeds 22,000

Ukraine reports 477 new coronavirus cases in past day, overall number exceeds 22,000
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Ukraine reported 477 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with the overall number of diagnosed cases rising to 22,382, Minister of Health Maxim Stepanov told a briefing on Thursday, APA reports citing TASS.

"Over the past day, 477 people were diagnosed with coronavirus, including 32 children and 104 medical workers. As many as 141 people were hospitalized and 444 recovered," the minister said. Thus, the increase in the new cases is about 50% as compared with the day earlier when 321 patients tested positive. The number of new infections was once again higher than the number of recoveries. Eleven people died in the past 24 hours, the minister said.

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