Ukraine: 256 Died From Covid-19 in The Last 24 Hours

Published November 18th, 2020 - 11:01 GMT
An elderly woman wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus disease sells flowers in the center of the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on a hot summer day on July 21, 2020. (AFP)
An elderly woman wearing a face mask to protect against the coronavirus disease sells flowers in the center of the Ukrainian capital of Kiev on a hot summer day on July 21, 2020. (AFP)
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12,496 new coronavirus cases reported.

Ukraine on Wednesday reported 256 new deaths over the last 24 hours from the coronavirus, the highest daily figure since the start of the pandemic.

The country also registered 12,496 new COVID-19 cases, with overall cases reaching 570,153, according to official data.

A total of 1,668 people are being treated in hospitals, while 8,096 new patients have recovered from the virus, raising total recoveries to 300,079.

Over 73,000 COVID-19 tests were carried out in the last 24 hours, health authorities reported.

 

Ukraine reported its highest daily cases on Nov. 14 with 12,524 people diagnosed with COVID-19. In its aftermath, the country took strict measures to curb the spread of the virus, including weekend lockdowns.

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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