Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ukraine nearing 800 by Wednesday evening
The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine had risen to 794 by Wednesday evening.
"According to the Public Health Center, there were 794 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 identified with the use of PCR [polymerase chain reaction] in Ukraine as of 22:00 Kyiv time on April 1," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook in its evening update on April 1.
Twenty COVID-19 deaths have already been reported in the country.
Thirteen patients have recovered, their repeat tests have been negative, the ministry said.
As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 645 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ukraine on Tuesday evening.