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Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has listed the regions that are in the lead by the number of new COVID-19 cases confirmed in the past day.

"Speaking per each region, the highest number of confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in the city of Kyiv (220 cases), Kharkiv region (218), Lviv region (203), Odesa region (185), Ivano-Frankivsk region (164), Chernivtsi region (159), and Ternopil region (141)," he said at a briefing on August 27, as reported by the Health Ministry on Facebook.

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Background

  • Ukraine said 1,974 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 27, 2020.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 112,059.