On September 1, 51 people passed away in Ukraine due to Covid-19. Maksym Stepanov, the Healthcare Minister said so at a briefing.
"445 people have been hospitalized (over the day). 51 lethal cases were observed in Ukraine over the previous 24 hours", the official said.
Earlier, Pope Francis I urged the world community to cancel the debts of the most vulnerable countries that suffered due to pandemic of Covid-19. The Pontiff said so in his address placed on the website of the Vatican.
"We should not forget the historic exploitation of the global South that has created an enormous ecological debt, due mainly to resource plundering and excessive use of common environmental space for waste disposal. It is a time for restorative justice. In this context, I repeat my call for the cancellation of the debt of the most vulnerable countries, in recognition of the severe impacts of the medical, social and economic crises they face as a result of Covid-19. We also need to ensure that the recovery packages being developed and deployed at global, regional and national levels must be regeneration packages. Policy, legislation and investment must be focused on the common good and guarantee that global social and environmental goals are met", reads the message.