A first death from the novel COVID-19 coronavirus in Ternopil region has been recorded at the local emergency care hospital's infectious disease ward.

The victim was a resident of the village of Kovalivka, Monastyryska district, Ternopil's coronavirus response team said on Facebook on March 25.

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The man was 68 years old.

Ukraine's State Emergency Service earlier reported 113 confirmed coronavirus cases in the country as of 07:00 Kyiv time on March 25. Four of them were recorded in Ternopil region.