Another worker is self-isolating as he was in contact with the confirmed patient / Photo from UNIAN

A worker of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant has tested positive for the coronavirus.

His last visit to the plant was on June 9, which was followed by his regular holiday, according to the State Agency of Ukraine on Exclusion Zone Management.

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He is now self-isolating, being under medical supervision, the agency said on Facebook on June 23.

Another worker was in contact with the confirmed patient, he is also self-isolating.

As UNIAN reported, there were 38,074 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of June 23. Of them, 833 cases were reported in the past day. The death toll was 1,035. Some 16,956 patients have already recovered.