Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has named three regions with the largest number of COVID-19 cases reported in the country in the past day.

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"In terms of the regions, the highest number of confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in Rivne region (53 cases), as well as Zhytomyr and Lviv regions (34 each)," he told a briefing on June 2.

In total, 12,556 tests were conducted in the country on June 2 alone; of them, there were 8,097 tests with the use of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method and 4,459 with the application of the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) method.

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 24,340 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of the morning of June 2, including 727 COVID-19 deaths and 10,078 recoveries. Some 328 new cases were recorded in the past 24 hours.