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Ukraine reports 1,464 new active COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours as of 9:00 August 17.

That's according to the Health Ministry's Telegram channel.

This brings a total of recorded cases to 92820 since the pandemic outbreak.

Read alsoKyiv tightening quarantine: new "yellow zone" bansThe overall death toll in Ukraine has reached 2,089 (+21 deaths in the past 24 hours), while recoveries have hit 48,164 (including 342 in the past day), the National Security and Defense Council's map shows.

The health ministry says 1,300,289 PCR tests have been run.

Coronavirus epidemic in Ukraine

Ukraine saw a new record daily high of 1,847 coronavirus cases as of August 15.

The country's Health Ministry reported about a sharp increase in the number of patients with a severe course of the coronavirus disease.

In addition, the ministry called on the regions to get ready for the second wave of COVID-19 in Ukraine.