Experts from the Crimean Human Rights Group (CHRG) say 15,892 COVID-19 cases, including 308 fatalities, have been registered in Russian-occupied Crimea since the start of the coronavirus epidemic.
"Some 216 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol in the past day," the CHRG said on Facebook on November 16, referring to the occupying authorities' data.
Read alsoUkraine reports 42 new COVID-19 cases in armed forces as of Nov 16In Sevastopol alone, 55 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past day.
In total, 3,525 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the city since the start of the epidemic.
COVID-19 in Ukraine: Latest
- As many as 9,832 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Ukraine in the past day as of the morning of November 16.
- The total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic in the country has reached 545,689.