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Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has listed five regions with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in the past day.

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"In terms of the regions, the highest number of confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in Lviv region (142), Rivne region (121), the city of Kyiv (92), Zakarpattia region (78), and Chernivtsi region (76)," he told a briefing on June 19.

A total of 542,247 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests were conducted.

The total number of confirmed cases per region is the following: 1,596 cases in Vinnytsia region; 1,673 in Volyn region; 1,021 in Dnipropetrovsk region; 350 in Donetsk region; 1,201 in Zhytomyr region; 1,960 in Zakarpattia region; 547 in Zaporizhia region; 1,940 in Ivano-Frankivsk region; 604 in Kirovohrad region; 4,176 in the city of Kyiv; 2,142 in Kyiv region; 3,540 in Lviv region; 71 in Luhansk region; 338 in Mykolayiv region; 1,200 in Odesa region; 289 in Poltava region; 2,693 in Rivne region; 246 in Sumy region; 1,605 in Ternopil region; 1,744 in Kharkiv region; 185 in Kherson region; 608 in Khmelnytsky region; 4,211 in Chernivtsi region; 585 in Cherkasy region; 459 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.

COVID-19 tests were conducted by the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories. As of the morning of June 19, 2020, the Center had received 1,192 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 76,946 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

As UNIAN reported earlier, as of 09:00 Kyiv time on June 19, there were 34,984 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine. They included 985 deaths and 16,033 recoveries. Some 921 new cases were recorded in the past day.