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The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine rose by 19 as of the morning of August 26.

"As of 10:00 Kyiv time on August 26, some 594 people in the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 923 people have recovered and six have died during the pandemic," the press service of the Medical Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook on August 26. "Nineteen new COVID-19 cases were registered in the past 24 hours."

Read alsoHealth minister lists top Ukrainian regions in lead by new COVID-19 casesOf those newly-infected, two people have been hospitalized, while another 17 are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under doctors' supervision. Currently, their state of health is satisfactory.

Some 784 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is 238 people.

Background

  • Ukraine said 1,670 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 26, 2020.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 110,085.