As an Ukrinform correspondent reports, Health Minister Maxim Stepanov said this at a briefing.
“Over the past day, the largest number of cases were registered in the city of Kiev – 200, in the Odessa region – 165, Lviv region – 154, Kharkov region – 134”, – said Stepanov.
294 people were hospitalized. 27 deaths were recorded, while 600 patients recovered.
Among the sick over the past day there are 91 children and 72 medical workers.
Stepanov noted that over the previous day, in total, 39,869 tests were carried out, of which 19,327 were PCR studies, and 20,542 were ELISA tests.
As reported, as of August 8, 79,750 cases of COVID-19 were laboratory-confirmed in Ukraine, of which 1,489 per day.