Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ukraine exceeds 1,000 by Friday evening

22:25, 03 April 2020
Ukraine
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Some 22 patients have recovered / Photo from UNIAN

"According to the Public Health Center, there were 1,072 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 3," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook in its evening update on April 3.

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Twenty-seven COVID-19 deaths have already been reported in the country.

Twenty-two patients have recovered, their repeat tests have been negative, the ministry said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 897 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ukraine on Thursday evening.

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