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The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine rose by 52 as of the morning of August 28.

"As of 10:00 Kyiv time on August 28, some 593 people in the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 1,023 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 28. "Fifty-two new COVID-19 cases were registered in the past 24 hours."

Read alsoUkraine not going to reintroduce tough quarantine amid second wave of COVID-19Of those newly-infected, 11 people have been hospitalized, while another 41 are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under doctors' supervision. Currently, their state of health is satisfactory.

Some 691 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is 168 people.

Background

  • Ukraine said 2,438 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 28, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 114,497.