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The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine rose by 47 as of the morning of August 27.

"As of 10:00 Kyiv time on August 27, some 604 people in the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 960 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 27. "Forty-seven new COVID-19 cases were registered in the past 24 hours."

Read alsoQuarantine curbs may be toughened in Ukraine – health ministryOf those newly-infected, eight people have been hospitalized, while another 39 are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under doctors' supervision. Currently, their state of health is satisfactory.

Some 687 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is 231 people.

Background

  • Ukraine said 1,974 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 27, 2020.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 112,059.