Six people with suspected coronavirus have been admitted to the Lviv Regional Infectious Clinical Hospital.
All patients earlier returned from trips to countries where coronavirus cases had been recorded, as reported by the press service of Lviv Regional State Administration.
According to the acting chief of the local administration's health department, Andriy Vasko, all patients are now in stable condition and undergoing physicals.
Their test samples for COVID-19 are yet to be examined in a specialized lab in Kyiv
In total, 24 people have been hospitalized in Lviv region with suspected coronavirus, of whom 12 persons are young people who had recently returned from abroad.
As UNIAN reported earlier, fourteen Ukrainians tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to the Ukrainian Health Ministry's Public Health Center. Two of the confirmed cases were lethal (in Chernivtsi and Zhytomyr regions).