Ukraine ranks 34th in Europe by number of COVID-19 deaths / Photo from UNIAN

Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has said the country ranks 34th in Europe by number of deaths from COVID-19.

"Ukraine ranks 34th in Europe by number of deaths," he said during a Q&A hour at the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, on February 5, an UNIAN correspondent reported.

According to Stepanov, the death rate in Ukraine is nearly 67% lower than in Great Britain and half the number in France.

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