The global statistics of fatal cases caused by COVID-19 is currently around 5%, which is just under five thousand cases per day. This was announced by Deputy Minister of Health and Chief State Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko during a briefing, which was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV channel.
He also said that around 4884 people died from the coronavirus every day.
"If we look at the number of fatal cases in Ukraine, we have 2.5%. For comparison, Italy reports 11%, and Spain - 9%," Lyashko said.
As we reported earlier, 804 cases of coronavirus infection have been registered in Ukraine.
"According to the Public Health Center, as of 10:00 am, on April 2, there were 804 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine, 20 of which were lethal, 13 patients recovered. Over the last 24 hours, 135 new cases have been recorded," the message reads.
However, the data from the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Donetsk, Luhansk regions and the city of Sevastopol are not available.