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The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine rose by 18 as of the morning of September 21.

"As of 10:00 Kyiv time on September 21, some 720 people in the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 1,769 people have recovered and 10 have died during the pandemic," the press service of the Medical Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook on September 21. "Eighteen 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, 10 people have been hospitalized, while another eight are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under doctors' supervision. Currently, their state of health is satisfactory.

Some 681 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is 75 people.

COVID-19 in Ukraine: latest

  • Ukraine said 2,675 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 21, 2020.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 178,353.