Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says 16,377 children and 17,756 healthcare workers have contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) since the start of the epidemic.

"In the past day, 4,768 people tested positive for the coronavirus, including 235 children and 160 healthcare workers. Some 751 new patients were hospitalized. There were 85 deaths and 937 recoveries," he said at a briefing on October 11, as reported by the Health Ministry on Facebook.

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As many as 113,507 patients have already recovered.

COVID-19 in Ukraine: Latest

  • Ukraine said 4,768 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of October 11, 2020.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 261,034 as of October 11, 2020.