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Ukraine's Health Ministry reports an increase in the number of asymptomatic COVID-19 cases in Ukraine.

"The Health Ministry is recording an increase in the number of asymptomatic cases of the disease, which increases the risk of COVID-19 spread," according to the press service of the President's Office, following a regular meeting on preventing the spread of coronavirus, which was chaired by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

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Therefore, it is necessary to continue complying with restrictive measures in Ukraine, the press service said.

It is also noted the outbreak of coronavirus was recorded in Odesa region, which is again in the lead in terms of newly confirmed cases.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine was 12,697 on Tuesday morning. Of them, 366 cases were reported in the past 24 hours.