CovidUkraine: Record number of tests performed per day

Source : 112 Ukraine

Almost 50,000 Covid-19 tests were conducted yesterday, on September 3
13:37, 4 September 2020

Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov

Ukraine's Minister of Health Maksym Stepanov stated that 49,785 tests for coronavirus infection had been conducted across the country on September 3, which was a record number. This was announced by the minister during a briefing that was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"A total of 49,785 tests, including 25,483 PCR tests, were performed during the last day. This is a record number because we have not ever done more than 25,000 tests per day. We are still moving towards the fulfillment of commitments we have made regarding a significant increase in the number of tests," Stepanov said.

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As we reported earlier, as of September 4, Ukrainian medics confirmed 130,951 cases of Covid-19

2,723 new cases have been observed over the last 24 hours (51 of them are fatal), 937 people have successfully recovered. Overall, 2,761 have deceased and 60,613 have overcome the disease since the pandemic reached Ukraine.

Most of the cases were observed in Kharkiv region (371), in Kyiv (371), Odesa region (225), and Ternopil region (204).

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