Ukraine reports 5,372 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on May 8.

Photo from UNIAN, by Volodymyr Hontar

Photo from UNIAN, by Volodymyr Hontar

Ukraine as of May 9, 2021, reported 5,372 new COVID-19 coronavirus cases confirmed in the past 24 hours.

The statistics were reported by Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov on Facebook on May 9.

Read also COVID-19 in Ukraine: On weekend eve, over 8,000 new cases reported

In particular, the new cases included 244 children.

Fifty-seven healthcare workers also tested positive in the past 24 hours.

An update for the past day:

  • Confirmed cases: 5,372 people;
  • Hospitalizations: 2,599 people;
  • Deaths: 193;
  • Recoveries: 9,181 people;
  • Testing per day: 46,516; including: 21,796 PCR tests, 4,859 ELISA tests, 19,861 SARS-CoV-2 antigen tests.

An update since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ukraine:

  • Confirmed cases: 2,119,510 people;
  • Recoveries: 1,759,751 people;
  • Overall death toll: 46,393;
  • PCR testing: 9,655,779 tests.

Over the past day, the largest number of confirmed cases was registered in Dnipropetrovsk region (798), the Ukraine-controlled part of Donetsk region (401), Kharkiv region (361), Odesa region (342) and Lviv region (329).

As many as 4,843 Ukrainians got vaccinated against COVID-19 on May 8, 2021.

Since the beginning of the vaccination campaign, 862,641 people got vaccinated; of them, 862 639 had one dose, 446 people are fully vaccinated with two doses (two of them received one dose abroad).

Translation: Akulenko Olena

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