Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky's Office has said the COVID-19 case fatality rate in Ukraine remains low, that is 2.7% of all infected in the country.

"In total, the number of recoveries in the past day exceeded the number of new laboratory-confirmed [COVID-19] cases, i.e. 427 vs 422, respectively. The case fatality rate remains low, that is 2.7%," the Office said on its website on May 14, following a president-chaired meeting with representatives of the Cabinet and key government agencies responsible for anti-coronavirus measures.

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The head of state was informed that Chernivtsi region and the capital city of Kyiv remained in the lead by number of newly confirmed cases.

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 16,847 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 Kyiv time on May 14. Some 456 COVID-19 deaths have already been recorded in the country, while 4,143 patients have recovered. Over the past 24 hours, 422 new cases were reported against 427 recoveries.