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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 (235 cases), Kharkiv region (230), Odesa region (196), Lviv region (192), Ternopil region (190), and Ivano-Frankivsk region (160)," he said at a briefing on September 8, as reported by the Health Ministry on Facebook.

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Background

  • Ukraine said 2,411 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 8, 2020.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 140,479.