On May 24, 258 new cases of infection with Covid-19 were observed in Ukraine, Maksym Stepanov, the Healthcare Minister of Ukraine reported that during the briefing broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.
The overall number of infected people currently makes 21,245.
The official stated that 623 cases proved lethal; another 7,234 people recovered.
"18,398 citizens of Ukraine turned for help to dipomatic foreign institutions within Protection system", the Ministry said, adding that currently, 147 Ukrainians undergo treatment. Nine Ukrainian citizens succumbed to the disease while staying abroad.
As we reported earlier, Ukraine enters second stage of abandoning the quarantine. Ground-based public transport in Kyiv returned to work on Saturday, and the underground resumed working on May 25.
Previously, Pope Francis held the Sunday prayer in presence of believers - first time since the epidemic of coronavirus reached Italy.