Over the last 24 hours, November 4, 26,488 people got sick with Covid-19. The press office of Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry reported that on Friday.
The number includes 1,654 children and 488 medical workers.
5,497 people were taken to hospitals. 696 passed away. 13,281 patients recovered.
As we reported, Ukraine is hosting clinical tests of pills from coronavirus produced by Pfizer and Merck companies. This is mentioned in the order of Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry.
According to the document, one of the drugs to be tested is Ritonavir produced by Pfizer (150 mg). The tests will involve the people who contacted those who contracted Covid-19.
MK4482-013 pills by Merck will be tested as well. Adults who live with Covid-positive people will participate. The lab tests are to take place at the facility of the student hospital attached to Kharkiv city council.