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Ukraine's authorities on Wednesday, August 5, said the number of new active COVID-19 cases increased by 1,271 over the past 24 hours.

This marked a new anti-record since the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic, as evidenced by the NSDC map of COVID-19 spread.

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The past day also saw 914 recoveries.

In total, 75,490 COVID-19 cases have already been detected in Ukraine.

The pandemic has already taken 1,788 lives with 24 fatalities recorded over the past day.

As UNIAN reported earlier, as of the morning of August 4, Ukraine has reported a total of 74,219 lab-confirmedCOVID-19 cases since the pandemic outbreak, with a daily rise of 1,061.

Over the past day, 108 new cases of COVID-19 were registered in Kyiv.