On September 20, Ukrainian medics detected 2,675 new cases of coronavirus in this country. National Security and Defense Council reported that on Monday morning.
178,353 people in this country were infected since the pandemic reached Ukraine. 3,583 of those deceased (+26 per day), 78,174 recovered (+672 per day).
Earlier, we reported that Ukraine was ranked second in terms of the Covid-19 daily mortality rate.
On September 18, in Ukraine, 669 patients with the Covid-19 coronavirus or with suspicion of it were hospitalized; this became an absolute record since the beginning of the pandemic. Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov said so at a morning briefing on Saturday, September 19.
"669 people were hospitalized - this is the largest number of hospitalizations during the entire pandemic," Stepanov said.
According to him, today more than 13,000 people are in hospitals with a confirmed diagnosis of Covid-19 or suspicion for it. For comparison, as of September 1, this figure was 10,190 people.