Some 148 new COVID-19 cases were registered in the past 24 hours / Photo from UNIAN

The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine rose by 148 as of the morning of November 18.

"As of 10:00 Kyiv time on November 18, some 2,443 people in the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 5,719 people have recovered and 24 have died during the pandemic," the press service of the Medical Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook on November 18. "Some 148 new COVID-19 cases were registered in the past 24 hours."

Read alsoUkraine not going yet to close borders for foreigners – FM KulebaOf those newly-infected, five people have been hospitalized, while another 143 are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under doctors' supervision. Currently, their state of health is satisfactory.

Some 379 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is 164 people.

COVID-19 in Ukraine: Latest developments

  • 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.