Some 5,728 new active COVID-19 cases were confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of October 10, 2020.
Read alsoFree COVID-19 tests to be available in private labs, Cabinet decidesThe total number of confirmed cases grew to 256,266 as reported by the Health Ministry on Telegram.
As many as 112,570 patients, including 1,920 in the past day, have recovered.
The death toll has hit 4,887 with 108 fatalities recorded in the past day.
In total, 2,555,887 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests have been run since the outbreak.
The government reported 138,809 active cases as of October 10. In total, there have been 324,914 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020, according to the interactive map of the National Security and Defense Council.
The highest number of new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in the city of Kyiv (532 cases), Kharkiv region (510), Khmelnytsky region (402), and Zhytomyr region (306).