"100,643 lab-confirmed cases in Ukraine on August 21, 2,207 of those lethal. 51,078 patients recovered. 2,106 new cases were observed over 24 hours", the message says.
Currently, most of the cases are observed in Kyiv (more than 11,000 cases), Chernivtsi region (8,505), Rivne region (8,238), Zakarpattya region (6,771), Ivano-Frankivsk region (7,462) and others; that is, mostly western regions of the country.
Earlier, Lyudmyla Denisova, the Ukrainian ombudsman reported that Muslim Aliev, the political prisoner in Russia has been infected with the coronavirus.
According to her, Aliev is illegally held in remand center No.1 of Russia's Federal Penitentiary Service (Bashkortostan, Russia).
Denisova claims that Aliev did not get any urgent medical assistance, even though the case was confirmed officially. His cellmate was isolated in a separate cell.