Nine people being tested for coronavirus in Ukraine – Health Ministry

Nine people being tested for coronavirus in Ukraine – Health Ministry

Nine people in Ukraine are currently being tested for the novel coronavirus COVID-19, according to the Health Ministry.

"Today the Public Health Center has received nine reports of suspect cases of Covid-19, laboratory tests are being carried out at the virology-reference laboratory," reads the statement.

The Health Ministry reported that 98,387 cases of COVID-19 were confirmed worldwide as of the morning of March 6, along with 3,383 deaths. Outside China, 17, 673 cases were recorded in 84 countries/ territories/regions. At the same time, a total of 55,441 people (56.3%) recovered.

As Ukrinform reported, Ukraine confirmed the first Covid-2019 case on March 3. The infection was found in a man from Chernivtsi who returned from Italy with his wife. The man was hospitalized in an infectious ward.


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