824 people have been taken to hospitals during this period; 44 patients deceased and 1,447 recovered. 56,850 tests have been taken.
Most of the confirmed cases have been observed in Kyiv city (339), Kharkiv (216), Odesa (208), Chernivtsi (193) and Lviv (183) regions.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in Ukraine, 2,296,155 people have contracted the disease, 2,212,313 have overcome it, 53,966 have succumbed to it.
Meanwhile, according to the Ministry of Healthcare almost a thousand cases of infection with the Delta coronavirus strain have been detected in Ukraine.
“As of August 31, 2021, 855 confirmed cases of Delta coronavirus strain were detected. 26 of them were confirmed by sequencing. Another 829 cases were detected by targeted polymerase chain reaction (PCR), during which the presence of mutations characteristic of the Delta strain was detected,” the message states.