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The number of COVID-19 coronavirus cases registered in the Armed Forces of Ukraine rose by 23 as of the morning of January 18.

"As of 10:00 Kyiv time on January 18, some 804 people in the Armed Forces of Ukraine had acute respiratory illness COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In total, 14,158 people have recovered and 38 have died during the pandemic," the press service of the Medical Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine wrote on Facebook on Monday. "Twenty-three new COVID-19 cases were registered in the past 24 hours."

Read alsoCOVID-19 vaccination in Ukraine to start in mid-February – Health ministerOf those newly-infected, three people have been hospitalized, while the rest are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under doctors' supervision. Currently, their state of health is satisfactory.

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Some 28 servicemen are now isolated (including self-isolation). The number of those whose isolation term is expiring in the next three days is eight people.

COVID-19 in Ukraine: Latest developments

  • Ukraine said 3,034 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of January 18, 2021.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 1,163,716.