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The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine rose by 112 as of the morning of October 8.

"As of 10:00 Kyiv time on October 8, some 748 people in the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 2,672 people have recovered and 11 have died during the pandemic," the press service of the Medical Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook on October 8. "Some 112 new COVID-19 cases were registered in the past 24 hours."

Read alsoHealth minister names Ukrainian regions with highest daily COVID-19 spikeOf those newly-infected, 22 people have been hospitalized, while another 90 are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under doctors' supervision. Currently, their state of health is satisfactory.

Some 490 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is 79 people.

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  • Ukraine has registered 5,397 new coronavirus infections over the past 24 hours, the first time the country has exceeded 5,000 cases in a single day since the beginning of the COVID-19 epidemic.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 244,734 as of October 8, 2020.