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The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine rose by 46 as of the morning of August 29.

"As of 10:00 Kyiv time on August 29, some 602 people in the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 1,058 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 29. "Forty-six 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, 11 people have been hospitalized, while another 35 are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under doctors' supervision. Currently, their state of health is satisfactory.

Some 701 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is 57 people.

Background

  • Ukraine said 2,481 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 29, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 116,978.