"The government has been constantly working to extend the hospital bed fund. That leads to the need in increased volumes of supplies of oxygen to hospitals", Shmygal wrote.
On April 7, Ukrainian doctors confirmed 19,419 new cases of infection with Covid-19; 464 people succumbed to the complications caused by the disease.
Most of the cases were observed in Kyiv city (1,886), Kharkiv (1,427), Lviv (1,255), Khmelnytsky (1,158) and Odesa regions (1,142). 5,092 people were taken to hospitals during that period.
In February, 33,000 Ukrainian patients have been receiving oxygen; that's 2,250 people less than in January.