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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 (251 cases), Kharkiv region (242), Ternopil region (233), Lviv region (215), Odesa region (214), Ivano-Frankivsk region (176), and Chernivtsi region (155)," he said at a briefing on August 28, as reported by the Health Ministry on Facebook.

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Background

  • Ukraine said 2,438 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 28, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 114,497.