Some 848 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 were reported in Ukraine in the past day, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 56,455 as of the morning of July 16.

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The death toll in Ukraine now is 1,445 people, including 18 who died in the past 24 hours, according to the interactive map of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council.

As many as 28,931 patients, including 800 in the past day, have already recovered.

The overall incidence per region is the following:

7,622 in Lviv region;

6,613 in the city of Kyiv;

5,232 in Chernivtsi region;

4,852 in Rivne region;

4,166 in Zakarpattia region;

3,242 in Ivano-Frankivsk region;

3,147 in Volyn region;

3,144 in Kyiv region;

2,845 in Kharkiv region;

2,375 in Odesa region;

2,337 in Ternopil region;

2,221 cases in Vinnytsia region;

1,569 in Zhytomyr region;

1,163 in Dnipropetrovsk region;

930 in Khmelnytsky region;

675 in Kirovohrad region;

783 in Cherkasy region;

776 in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);

642 in Zaporizhia region;

628 in Chernihiv region;

498 in Mykolayiv region;

348 in Sumy region;

343 in Poltava region;

206 in Kherson region;

98 in Luhansk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts).

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

A total of 840,332 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests have been conducted.

As UNIAN reported earlier, 836 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 were reported in Ukraine as of the morning of July 15.