Ukraine registers a record daily covid-19 cases, deaths

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Ukraine registered a record of 13,357 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, health minister Maksym Stepanov said on Thursday, up from a previous record of 12,524 cases reported last week.

He said the number of coronavirus related deaths had also hit a new high of 257 compared with the previous record of 256 deaths.

The total number of COVID cases climbed to 583,510 with 10,369 deaths.

REUTERS