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The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine exceeded 42,000 as of the morning of Saturday, June 27.

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"According to the Public Health Center, there were 42,065 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 Kyiv time on June 27," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook in its morning update on June 27.

Of them, 948 cases were reported in the past 24 hours.

The overall death toll is 1,110 people.

As many as 18,701 patients have already recovered.

A total of 631,966 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests have been conducted.

Overall incidence per region is the following: 1,811 cases in Vinnytsia region; 2,161 in Volyn region; 1,087 in Dnipropetrovsk region; 415 in Donetsk region; 1,371 in Zhytomyr region; 2,640 in Zakarpattia region; 565 in Zaporizhia region; 2,253 in Ivano-Frankivsk region; 642 in Kirovohrad region; 4,866 in the city of Kyiv; 2,469 in Kyiv region; 5,004 in Lviv region; 76 in Luhansk region; 392 in Mykolayiv region; 1,567 in Odesa region; 309 in Poltava region; 3,475 in Rivne region; 287 in Sumy region; 1,876 in Ternopil region; 2,046 in Kharkiv region; 191 in Kherson region; 777 in Khmelnytsky region; 4,631 in Chernivtsi region; 635 in Cherkasy region; 519 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.

COVID-19 tests were conducted by the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories. As of the morning of June 27, 2020, the Center had received 1,185 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 86,359 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 41,117 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of the morning of June 26. They include 1,086 deaths and 18,299 recoveries. Some 1,109 new cases were recorded in the past 24 hours.