Sixty-four medics tested positive for COVID-19 on April 13, which is a quarter of all confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov told a Kyiv briefing broadcast via a video link.

"Over the past 24 hours, lab centers across Ukraine PCR-confirmed 270 new COVID-19 cases, including 64 medics. Sixty-nine people were admitted to hospitals, including three children," the minister said, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

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Four patients are on lung ventilators, 23 people recovered, while five died, Stepanov noted.