Health Ministry: Coronavirus in Ukraine spreading more slowly than in Italy, Spain, U.S.

19:58, 05 April 2020
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"If we look at the statistics, the periods, during which many countries report from 100 to 1,200 cases, as we have today, we could name the following figures: six days in Italy, seven days in Spain, eight days in the U.S., and over nine days in Ukraine," he told a briefing on April 5.

Liashko added that the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases across Ukraine had reached 1,251. He says the number of cases has increased by 14% over the past 24 hours.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the number of total confirmed COVID-19 coronavirus cases had exceeded 1.2 million worldwide. The total death toll worldwide was 64,774 people. Some 246,893 people have recovered.

As of 10:00 Kyiv time on April 5, Ukraine had confirmed 1,251 cases of COVID-19, including 32 deaths and 25 recoveries.

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