Health Ministry names six regions with highest incidence rate of COVID-19

Health Ministry names six regions with highest incidence rate of COVID-19

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The highest incidence rate of COVID-19 in Ukraine was recorded in Sumy, Cherkasy, Zaporizhzhia, Kyiv, Chernihiv and Odesa regions, according to data provided by the Health Ministry on December 9.

In particular, the incidence rate of COVID-19 during the past 14 days in Sumy region was 885.7 per 100,000 population, Cherkasy region - 750.1, Zaporizhzhia region - 736.4, Kyiv region - 686.6, Chernihiv region - 632.2, and Odesa region - 605.8.

The high incidence rate was also recorded in Poltava region (546.1 per 10,000 population), Mykolaiv region (528.7), Zhytomyr region (426.2), and Dnipropetrovsk region (448.6).

The incidence rate of COVID-19 in the city of Kyiv is 739.2 per 100,000 population. An average incidence rate across Ukraine is 481.8 per 100,000 population.

The bed occupancy rate at COVID-19 designated hospitals in the past five days amounted to 48% as of December 8. In Kyiv city, this figure amounted to 57.5%.

The high level of bed occupancy rate was recorded in Mykolaiv region (71.3%), Chernihiv region (62.1%), Cherkasy region (58.9%), Odesa region (56.5%), Kherson region (52%), Kharkiv region (51.8%), and Zaporizhzhia region (53.5%).

As reported by Ukrinform, a total of 845,343 COVID-19 cases were laboratory confirmed in Ukraine on December 9, including 12,585 new cases reported in the past 24 hours.

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