Ukraine’s daily coronavirus cases spike to highest level since the start of 2021

Ukraine’s daily coronavirus cases spike to highest level since the start of 2021
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  • calendar-gray 19 March 2021

As many as 15,850 coronavirus cases were confirmed in Ukraine in the past 24 hours, the highest number since the beginning of the year, the country's Health Minister Maxim Stepanov wrote on Facebook on Friday, APA reports citing TASS.

"As many as 15,850 coronavirus cases were recorded in Ukraine as of March 19, 2021," he said, adding that there were 830 children and 401 health workers among the new patients.

According to Stepanov, 4,444 coronavirus patients were taken to hospitals in the past day, 4,592 recovered and 262 died.

Most new cases were reported in the country’s capital of Kiev (1,210), the Lvov region (1,140), the Kiev region (1,134), the Kharkov region (1,085) and the Vinnitsa region (948).

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