REUTERS

There are now 418 confirmed cases of the novel COVID-19 coronavirus in Ukraine, an increase from the 311 reported early on March 28.

"As of 10:00 on March 29, there were 418 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine, of which nine were fatal. Five patients (four adults and one child) have recovered," the Ukrainian Health Ministry's Public Health Center said in an update on the morning of March 29.

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There is no official information from Russia-occupied areas – the Crimean peninsula, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 311 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ukraine as of Saturday morning; this figure grew to 356 as of Saturday evening.