Twenty-eight patients have recovered / Photo from UNIAN

The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine was almost 1,500 on Tuesday morning.

"According to the Public Health Center, there were to 1,462 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 Kyiv time on April 7," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook in its morning update on April 7.

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Of them, 143 cases were reported in the past 24 hours.

Now the novel coronavirus was recorded in the following regions: 77 cases in Vinnytsia region; 34 in Volyn region; 15 in Dnipropetrovsk region; 10 in Donetsk region; 11 in Zhytomyr region; 38 in Zakarpattia; 41 in Zaporizhia region; 160 in Ivano-Frankivsk region; 53 in Kirovohrad region; 253 in the city of Kyiv; 97 in Kyiv region; 29 in Lviv region; three cases in Luhansk region; 30 in Odesa region; 12 in Poltava region; 40 in Rivne region; 51 in Sumy region; 168 in Ternopil region; one case in Kharkiv region, 13 in Kherson region; 10 in Khmelnytsky region; 247 in Chernivtsi region; 62 in Cherkasy region; seven cases in Chernihiv region.

Data from Russia-occupied areas – the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions – is not available.

The tests were conducted with the use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories.

As of the morning of April 7, 2020, the Center had received 521 reports of suspected COVID-19 cases. In total, there have been 6,385 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

Forty-five COVID-19 deaths have already been recorded in the country. Twenty-eight patients have recovered.

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 1,319 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ukraine on Monday morning. Of them, 234 were confirmed in Kyiv alone.