REUTERS

Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says 17 Ukrainians have recovered from the novel coronavirus, or COVID 19, abroad, while 174 are undergoing treatment.

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Of the 174 Ukrainians being treated abroad, 121 are in Italy, 22 in Greece, five in Spain, four each in Germany and Poland, three in Austria, and one each in Sweden, Switzerland, the Czech Republic, Thailand, the United States, Serbia, the Seychelles, the Russian Federation, Portugal, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Netherlands, Nigeria, Malta, Belgium, and Egypt, according to the ministry's update on the coronavirus as of 18:00 Kyiv time on April 7.

Of the 17 Ukrainians who have recovered, there are four each in Japan and the Dominican Republic, two each in Italy and Poland, one each in Nigeria, the UAE, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and Germany.

Five Ukrainians died from coronavirus abroad – four in Italy and one in France.

Some 14,624 citizens of Ukraine have applied to Ukrainian diplomatic facilities abroad for assistance under the Zakhyst (Protection) program (for those left stranded outside the country after the closure of the Ukrainian border late in March 2020).