483 new cases of Covid-19 in Ukraine over 24 hours

Source : 112 Ukraine

The overall number of cases now makes 17,330
10:15, 15 May 2020

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483 new cases of coronavirus infection have been observed in Ukraine on May 14. Since the epidemic reached Ukraine, the overall number of cases already made 17,330. Maksym Stepanov, the Healthcare Minister of Ukraine reported that at the online briefing. 

According to the Ministry's Centre for Public Health, as of 9 a.m., May 15, there have been 20 new lethal cases (476 in general, since the beginning of the epidemic). Another 330 people recovered over the day (4,473 in general). The Minister also claimed that on May 14, the number of performed PCR tests has reached the record over the entire period of the epidemic in Ukraine (8,996).

Currently, most of the cases are observed in Chernivtsi region (2,600), Ivano-Frankivsk region (1,188), Kyiv region (1,094), Rivne region (1,074) and Kyiv city (2,068).

The data from the occupied territories of Donetsk and Luhansk region, as well as the occupied Crimea is not available.

Related: Scientists may need about five years to take Covid-19 under control, - WHO

Earlier, we reported that Ukraine has turned to the ODIHR, asking to follow the human rights protection situation in the temporarily occupied territories in Donbas and Crimea. In conditions of the raging Covid-19 pandemic, these violations are an increasingly common thing in these areas.

This is mentioned in the statement by Yevhen Tsymbaliuk, the permanent reperesentative of Ukraine in the international organizations based in Vienna. The official made this statement during the 1267th session of OSCE Permanent Council, UNN news agency wrote.

Thus, Ukraine urged OSCE to follow how much Russia lives up to the ODIHR's recommendations.

Related: Ukraine asks OSCE to monitor human rights situation in occupied Donbas amidst Covid-19 pandemic

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