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The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine was 12,697 on Tuesday morning.

"According to the Public Health Center, there were to 12,697 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 Kyiv time on May 5," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook in its morning update on May 5.

Of them, 366 cases were reported in the past 24 hours.

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Now the novel coronavirus was recorded in the following regions: 454 cases in Vinnytsia region; 343 in Volyn region; 478 in Dnipropetrovsk region; 83 in Donetsk region; 448 in Zhytomyr region; 546 in Zakarpattia region; 287 in Zaporizhia region; 1,015 in Ivano-Frankivsk region; 401 in Kirovohrad region; 1,583 in the city of Kyiv; 866 in Kyiv region; 514 in Lviv region; 38 in Luhansk region; 163 in Mykolayiv region; 469 in Odesa region; 231 in Poltava region; 779 in Rivne region; 112 in Sumy region; 923 in Ternopil region; 377 in Kharkiv region; 142 in Kherson region; 119 in Khmelnytsky region; 1,948 in Chernivtsi region; 314 in Cherkasy region; 64 in Chernihiv region.

Data from Russia-occupied areas – the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions – is not available.

The tests were conducted by the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories. As of the morning of May 5, 2020, the Center had received 1,041 reports of suspected COVID-19 cases. In total, there have been 33,311 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

A total of 316 COVID-19 deaths have already been recorded in the country. Some 1,875 patients have recovered.