As of early April 17, there are 4,662 confirmed cases of infection with Covid-19 in Ukraine. The press office of Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry reported that on Friday morning.
According to the authority, 501 new cases have been confirmed over 24 hours (April 16). In total, 125 people succumbed to the disease, and 246 patients recovered.
Chernivtsi region and Kyiv currently remain the "record holders", with 759 and 705 cases since the beginning of the epidemic, respectively. 427 cases are observed in Ivano-Frankivsk region, 353 - in Ternopil region. 296 cases took place in Vinnytsia region. The smallest number of cases is now observed in Donetsk and Luhansk regions (eastern Ukraine), and Chernihiv region (northern Ukraine).
Previously, we reported that the number of cases in Europe alone reached 1,000,000, according to Hans Kluge, the regional director of the World Health Organization. "The number of the sick in the region keeps growing. Over the last ten days, the number of registered cases in Europe almost doubled, reaching one million", Kluge said during the online briefing.