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Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says 8,941 children and 12,069 healthcare workers have contracted the coronavirus (COVID-19) since the start of the pandemic.

"In the past day, 2,174 people tested positive for the coronavirus, including 145 children and 77 healthcare workers. Some 269 new patients were hospitalized. There were 31 deaths and 379 recoveries," he said at a briefing on September 7, as reported by the Health Ministry on Facebook.

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As many as 62,606 patients have already recovered.

Background

  • Ukraine said 2,174 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 7, 2020.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 138,068.