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The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Ukraine exceeded 40,000 as of the morning of Thursday, June 25.

"According to the Public Health Center, there were 40,008 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 Kyiv time on June 25," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook in its morning update on June 25.

Of them, 994 cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest number to date. That's against 940 cases reported on the morning of Wednesday, June 24.

The overall death toll has reached 1,067.

As many as 17,758 patients have recovered.

Overall incidence per region is as follows: 1,753 cases in Vinnytsia region; 2,024 in Volyn region; 1,069 in Dnipropetrovsk region; 399 in Donetsk region; 1,337 in Zhytomyr region; 2,454 in Zakarpattia region; 561 in Zaporizhia region; 2,171 in Ivano-Frankivsk region; 636 in Kirovohrad region; 4,613 in the city of Kyiv; 2,373 in Kyiv region; 4,627 in Lviv region; 75 in Luhansk region; 377 in Mykolaiv region; 1,465 in Odesa region; 301 in Poltava region; 3,248 in Rivne region; 277 in Sumy region; 1,815 in Ternopil region; 1,947 in Kharkiv region; 188 in Kherson region; 645 in Khmelnytsky region; 4,531 in Chernivtsi region; 616 in Cherkasy region; and 506 in Chernihiv region.

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

COVID-19 tests were conducted by the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories. As of the morning of June 25, 2020, the Center had received 1,305 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 83,744 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 39,014 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of the morning of June 24. They include 1,051 deaths and 17,409 recoveries. Some 940 new cases were recorded in the past 24 hours.