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The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine exceeded 26,500 on Saturday morning.

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"According to the Public Health Center, there were 26,514 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 Kyiv time on June 6," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook in its morning update on June 6.

Of them, 550 cases were reported in the past 24 hours.

Overall incidence per region is the following: 1,116 cases in Vinnytsia region; 1,037 in Volyn region; 965 in Dnipropetrovsk region; 203 in Donetsk region; 870 in Zhytomyr region; 1,301 in Zakarpattia region; 488 in Zaporizhia region; 1,533 in Ivano-Frankivsk region; 546 in Kirovohrad region; 3,375 in the city of Kyiv; 1,748 in Kyiv region; 2,053 in Lviv region; 52 in Luhansk region; 307 in Mykolayiv region; 986 in Odesa region; 273 in Poltava region; 2,014 in Rivne region; 192 in Sumy region; 1,255 in Ternopil region; 1,222 in Kharkiv region; 179 in Kherson region; 509 in Khmelnytsky region; 3,585 in Chernivtsi region; 448 in Cherkasy region; 257 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 6, 2020, the Center had received 993 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 64,336 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

A total of 777 COVID-19 deaths have already been recorded in the country. Some 11,812 patients have recovered.

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 25,964 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 Kyiv time on June 5, including 762 COVID-19 deaths and 11,372 recoveries. Some 553 new cases were recorded in the past 24 hours.