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Ukraine authorities reported 8,997 new daily COVID-19 cases over the past day as of the morning of January 7.

Among the newly infected are 227 children and 385 medics, that's according to the Coronavirus_info channel on Telegram, verified by the Health Ministry.

Over the past 24 hours, 2,567 people were hospitalized; 148 deaths were recorded, as well as 11,316 recoveries.

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Since the onset of the pandemic, Ukraine saw

  • 1,099,493 cases;
  •  773,214 recoveries;
  •  19,505 fatalities;
  • 5,717,403 PCR tests run.

Over the past day, the largest number of confirmed cases was registered in Kyiv (731), Odesa (694), Kharkiv (599), Donetsk (572) and Zaporizhia (509) regions.