COVID-19 outbreak begins in Ukraine with epicenter in Western Ukraine - Liashko 01/20/2022 15:35:28. Total views 713. Views today — 0.

An outbreak of COVID-19 has begun in Ukraine. Minister of Health Viktor Liashko reported this at a briefing today, - correspondent of OstroV reports.

"18 479 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 have already been recorded in Ukraine yesterday. This indicates that an outbreak has begun in Ukraine", - he stated.

According to him, the epicenter of the outbreak is Western Ukraine. The most difficult epidemiological situation is observed in the Ivano-Frankivsk oblast. Negative dynamics is already observed in the Chernivtsi, Lviv and Ternopil oblasts.

"We had 30 000 cases a week in late December and early January. We have 30 000 cases over two days this week", - Viktor Liashko noted.