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CovidUkraine: 6,295 new cases over last 24hrs

Source : 112 Ukraine

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Ukraine, 1,299,967 people have contracted the disease
11:54, 20 February 2021

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Over the last 24 hours, Ukrainian doctors confirmed 6,295 new cases of Covid-19, including 429 children and 223 healthcare workers. Coronavirus_Info Telegram channel reports it.

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2,225 people have been taken to hospitals during this period; 73 patients deceased, and 4,539 recovered. 67,017 tests have been taken.

Most of the confirmed cases have been observed in Ivano-Frankivsk (738), Vinnytsia (554), Chernivtsi (522), Lviv (420) regions and Kyiv city (415). 

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Since the beginning of the pandemic in Ukraine, 1,299,967 people have contracted the disease, 1,144,516 have overcome it, 25,045 - have succumbed to it.

As we reported earlier, the WHO has confirmed that the South African strain of coronavirus is much more contagious than others. The Organization's expert Maria Van Kerkhove reported that on a briefing.

"The given strain is more contagious, just like the British one. But I have to say that with application of necessary measures, including these of social distance, the spread can be taken under control," she said.

At the same time, she marked there was no certain data about the acutal efficiency of vaccines agqainst this particular strain of Covid-19.

Related: San Marino becomes 30th country to approve Sputnik V vaccine

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