Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says 15,831 children and 17,393 healthcare workers have contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) since the start of the epidemic.

"In the past day, 5,804 people tested positive for the coronavirus, including 320 children and 284 healthcare workers. Some 852 new patients were hospitalized. There were 89 deaths and 2,417 recoveries," he said at a briefing on October 9, as reported by the Health Ministry on Facebook.

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As many as 110,650 patients have already recovered.

COVID-19 in Ukraine: Latest

  • Ukraine said 5,804 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of October 9, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 250,538 as of October 9, 2020.