Number of new active cases exceeds 6,000, third day in row, on February 20 / Photo from UNIAN

Ukraine said 6,295 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of February 20, 2021, which exceeded 6,000 for the third day in a row.

The new cases included 223 healthcare workers, according to the Ukrainian Health Ministry's Coronavirus_info channel on Telegram.

In particular, 429 children tested positive for the coronavirus on February 19.

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In the past 24 hours as of February 20, the highest number of the confirmed cases was recorded in Ivano-Frankivsk region (738), Vinnytsia region (554), Chernivtsi region (522), Lviv region (420), and the city of Kyiv (415).

Daily coronavirus statistics in Ukraine for February 19

  • Hospitalizations: 2,225;
  • Deaths: 73;
  • Recoveries: 4,539;
  • Tests per day: 67,017 (29,731 PCR tests, 16,184 ELISA tests).

Coronavirus statistics in Ukraine since the onset of the epidemic

  • Confirmed cases: 1,299,967;
  • Deaths: 25,045;
  • Recoveries: 1,144,516;
  • PCR tests: 6,681,355.

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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