The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine exceeded 16,000 on Tuesday morning.

"According to the Public Health Center, there were 16,023 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 Kyiv time on May 12," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook in its morning update on May 12.

Of them, 375 cases were reported in the past 24 hours.

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Now the novel coronavirus was recorded in the following regions: 580 cases in Vinnytsia region; 496 in Volyn region; 748 in Dnipropetrovsk region; 100 in Donetsk region; 525 in Zhytomyr region; 748 in Zakarpattia region; 331 in Zaporizhia region; 1,133 in Ivano-Frankivsk region; 425 in Kirovohrad region; 1,930 in the city of Kyiv; 1,023 in Kyiv region; 825 in Lviv region; 42 in Luhansk region; 225 in Mykolayiv region; 653 in Odesa region; 248 in Poltava region; 1,028 in Rivne region; 157 in Sumy region; 1,021 in Ternopil region; 623 in Kharkiv region; 162 in Kherson region; 182 in Khmelnytsky region; 2,396 in Chernivtsi region; 343 in Cherkasy region; 79 in Chernihiv region.

Data from Russia-occupied areas – the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions – is not available.

A total of 425 COVID-19 deaths have already been recorded in the country. Some 3,373 patients have recovered.