The Ukrainian authorities recorded more than 2,000 cases of COVID-19 for the first time in 24 hours. This is a new record that puts Ukraine globally above China, the country where the new coronavirus outbreak began in 2019. now in the pandemic.
The Ministry of Health of Ukraine has registered 98,537 positives since the first cases were discovered, 2,134 more than on Wednesday. There are already nearly 46,000 (45,912) active cases, according to the Kyiv Post newspaper.
The death toll has risen to 2,184, 40 more than the previous day. This is also a new record for Ukraine since the outbreak began.
The Ukrainian government has set up a color system to determine the restrictions that apply in different areas based on the spread of COVID-19. Last week, authorities tightened measures in Kiev after reviewing the occupancy of more than half of hospital beds.