Ukraine reports another record spike in COVID-19 cases on Aug 6.

In total, 76,808 COVID-19 cases have already been detected in Ukraine.

Photo from UNIAN

Photo from UNIAN

Ukraine's authorities on Thursday, August 6, said the number of new active COVID-19 cases increased by 1,318 over the past 24 hours.

This marked a new high since the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic, as evidenced by the NSDC map of COVID-19 spread.

As many as 42,524 patients, including 997 in the past day, have recovered.

In total, 76,808 COVID-19 cases have already been detected in Ukraine.

The pandemic has taken 1,819 lives with 31 fatalities recorded over the past day.

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Over the past day, most COVID-19 cases were recorded in Lviv region (197), Kharkiv region (142), Ivano-Frankivsk region (127), Odesa region (110), and the capital city of Kyiv (180).

In total, 1,116,641 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests have been run since the pandemic start.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine on August 5 reported 1,271 new COVID-19 cases.

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