994 people have been taken to hospitals during this period; 42 patients deceased, and 4,516 recovered. 32,269 tests have been taken.
Most of the confirmed cases have been observed in Dnipropetrovsk region (131), Kyiv city (102), Kyiv (81), Mykolaiv (79) and Kherson (61) regions.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in Ukraine, 2,214,517 people have contracted the disease, 2,093,228 have overcome it, 51,182 have succumbed to it.
Meanwhile, a new strain of Covid-19 has been found in Australia. It is called Delta and it turned out to be highly contagious.
"Australia’s Victoria state authorities said on Friday they had detected the highly infectious Delta Covid-19 virus variantfor the first time in the latest outbreak in Melbourne, stoking concerns of a major spike in cases," the statement reads.
The Delta variant, which has been classified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as among the four Covid-19 variants of concern due to evidence that they spread more easily, likely caused the latest devastating outbreak in India.