Experts from the Crimean Human Rights Group (CHRG) say 16,369 COVID-19 cases, including 322 fatalities, have been registered in Russian-occupied Crimea since the start of the coronavirus epidemic.
"Some 268 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Crimea and the city of Sevastopol in the past day," the CHRG said on Facebook on November 18, referring to the occupying authorities' data.
Read alsoPM Shmyhal explains how weekend quarantine may lessen load on healthcareIn Sevastopol alone, 57 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the past day.
In total, 3,636 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the city since the start of the epidemic.
COVID-19 in Ukraine: Latest
- As many as 12,496 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Ukraine in the past day as of the morning of November 18.
- The total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed since the start of the epidemic in the country has reached 570,153.