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The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine rose by three as of the morning of July 8.

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"As of 10:00 on July 8, some 161 people in the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 393 people have recovered and five have died during the pandemic," the press service of the Medical Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook on July 8. "Three new COVID-19 cases were registered in the past 24 hours."

All those newly-infected have been hospitalized. Currently, their state of health is satisfactory.

Some 624 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation).