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Ukraine reported a drastic increase in the number of new active COVID-19 cases that had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of February 18, 2021, that is 6,237 against 4,286 registered a day earlier.

The new cases included 276 healthcare workers, according to the Ukrainian Health Ministry's Coronavirus_info channel on Telegram.

In particular, 413 children tested positive for the coronavirus on February 17.

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In the past 24 hours as of February 18, the highest number of the confirmed cases was recorded in Ivano-Frankivsk region (799), Vinnytsia region (514), the city of Kyiv (513), Zakarpattia region (500), and Zhytomyr region (438).

Daily coronavirus statistics in Ukraine for February 17

  • Hospitalizations: 2,222 people;
  • Deaths: 163 people;
  • Recoveries: 5,225 people;
  • Tests per day: 64,688 (28,941 PCR tests, 15,056 ELISA tests, and 20,691 antigen-based rapid diagnostic tests).

Coronavirus statistics in Ukraine since the onset of the epidemic

  • Confirmed cases: 1,287,141 people;
  • Deaths: 24,852 people;
  • Recoveries: 1,134,120 people;
  • PCR tests: 6,625,529.

Daily cases per region:

  • 799 in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
  • 514 in Vinnytsia region;
  • 513 cases in the city of Kyiv;
  • 500 in Zakarpattia region;
  • 438 in Zhytomyr region;
  • 436 in Chernivtsi region;
  • 300 in Lviv region;
  • 289 in Kharkiv region;
  • 231 in Kyiv region;
  • 215 in Ternopil region;
  • 205 in Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • 202 in Khmelnytsky region;
  • 201 in Odesa region;
  • 194 in Sumy region;
  • 171 in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
  • 167 in Rivne region;
  • 163 in Volyn region;
  • 156 in Poltava region;
  • 140 in Cherkasy region;
  • 119 in Mykolaiv region;
  • 88 in Zaporizhia region;
  • 87 in Chernihiv region.
  • 44 in Kherson region;
  • 34 in Luhansk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts); and
  • 31 in Kirovohrad region.

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

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