Ukraine confirms 5,710 coronavirus cases, including 261 over past day

  20 April 2020    Read: 614
Ukraine confirms 5,710 coronavirus cases, including 261 over past day

Ukraine has reported 261 new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past day, bringing the total number to 5,710, according to the Public Health Centre.

“In Ukraine, 58,093 samples were tested for novel coronavirus infection by PCR method. On April 19, 261 reports on new confirmed cases were received," the Public Health Centre posted on Facebook.

Some 3,800 patients, including 283 children, undergo outpatient treatment. Some 1,910 people have been hospitalized, including 91 children.

Some 151 people died from complications related to the disease, including 80 men and 71 women. Among those deceased were mostly people over the age of 50 (86%).

At the same time, 359 people in Ukraine, including 17 children, have already recovered as a repeated laboratory test detected no virus.

Coronavirus cases in Ukraine registered their smallest increase in the last four days.

At the same time, experts predict that five to ten days after the Easter holidays in Ukraine, a new coronavirus outbreak may occur.


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