REUTERS

The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine had risen to 669 by Wednesday morning.

"As of 10:00 Kyiv time on April 1, there were 669 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine, including 17 deaths, while 10 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospital," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook.

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A total of 120 new cases have been recorded over the past day.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine had risen to 645 by Tuesday evening.