Ukraine's Health Ministry has updated daily statistics on the confirmed coronavirus cases in the country, up to 73.

As of 22:30 Kyiv time on March 22, there were 73 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine, including three deaths and one recovery, it said on Facebook.

Twenty-six new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, it said.

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Geographically they are distributed the following way:

Dnipropetrovsk region: 2;

Donetsk region: 1;

Zhytomyr region: 2 (incl. one death);

Ivano-Frankivsk region: 5 (incl. one death), of them three confirmed in the past day;

Kyiv (city): 29, of them 20 confirmed in the past day;

Kyiv region: 5, of them one confirmed in the past day;

Lviv region:  2, of them one confirmed in the past day;

Ternopil region: 1;

Chernivtsi region: 25 (incl. one death);

Cherkasy region: 1, which was confirmed in the past day.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the first death from the new coronavirus in the country (a 71-year-old woman in Zhytomyr region) was reported on March 13. The second death – a 33-year-old woman tested positive on March 17 – was reported in Chernivtsi region. The third fatal case was a 56-year-old woman, who died in the city of Ivano-Frankivsk on March 18.