76 808 cases of coronavirus disease COVID-19 were recorded in Ukraine as of August 6. This was reported by Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov at a briefing in Kyiv today, - correspondent of OstroV reports.
"1318 people fell ill over the past day, of which 69 children and 67 health workers. This is a new anti-record ", - the minister stated.
According to him, 31 deaths from COVID-19 were recorded over the past day.
997 patients recovered.
"In total, 76 808 people fell ill during the pandemic, including 5 387 children and 8 985 health workers. 42 524 people recovered and 1819 died", - Maksym Stepanov said.
37 489 tests on COVID-19 were carried over the past day, of which 17 976 - by PCR and 19 513 - by EIA.
According to him, the largest number of cases over the past day was recorded in the Lviv (197), Kharkiv (142), Ivano-Frankivsk (127) and Odessa (110) oblasts, as well as in Kyiv (180).