Health Ministry's update on confirmed coronavirus cases in Ukraine: 73
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.
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.