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At least 75 persons – people's deputies and employees of the Verkhovna Rada's office have reportedly tested positive for COVID-19.

One person, namely the employee of the Rada's Secretariat' has died of the coronavirus, ZN.UA reports, referring to sources in Parliament's office.

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Coronavirus in Ukraine: Latest

  • For the first time in the past six days, new daily cases stood below 4,000. Over the past day, 3,774 persons tested positive
  • The last time the daily growth was below a 4,000 threshold was on September 29 with 3,627 patients.
  • Since the onset of the pandemic, 230,236 persons have contracted the coronavirus in Ukraine, 4,430 died (+33 in past day) and, 101,252 (+1,145) recovered.