Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says 6,093 children and 9,570 healthcare workers have contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) since the start of the pandemic.

"In the past day, 1,732 people tested positive for the coronavirus, including 110 children and 78 healthcare workers. Some 330 new patients were hospitalized. There were 19 deaths and 581 recoveries," he said at a briefing on August 14, the Health Ministry wrote on Facebook.

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The overall death toll is 2,011 people.

As many as 46,797 patients have already recovered.


Ukraine's authorities on Friday, August 14, said the number of new active COVID-19 cases increased by 1,732 over the past 24 hours.

In total, 87,872 COVID-19 cases have already been detected in Ukraine.