In the past day, 250 COVID-19 patients died / Photo from UNIAN

Ukraine has almost 4,274 hospitalizations of COVID-19 patients vs 6,523 recoveries in the past 24 hours.

On April 17, the number of confirmed cases hit 10,282, including 456 children, while 250 patients died, according to Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov.

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According to him, there were 161 healthcare workers among the newly confirmed cases.

The highest number of confirmed cases was registered in Kharkiv region (1,590), Dnipropetrovsk region (1,114), Kyiv region (597), Odesa region (595), and Chernihiv region (587).

During the day, 60,380 tests were carried out.

Since the start of the COVID-19 epidemic in Ukraine, the number of confirmed cases has hit 1,946,510; while 1,482,079 patients have recovered. The overall death toll as of April 17, 2021, is 39,786 people.

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