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 (265 cases), Kharkiv region (247), Ternopil region (227), Lviv region (190), Ivano-Frankivsk region (182), Odesa region (170), and Chernivtsi region (142)," he said at a briefing on August 29, as reported by the Health Ministry on Facebook.

Read alsoUkraine not going to reintroduce tough quarantine amid second wave of COVID-19In total, 42,828 tests were conducted in the country in the past day. In particular, there were 22,469 tests done with the use of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method and 20,359 with the application of the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) method.


  • Ukraine said 2,481 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 29, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 116,978.