"Some 6,237 new cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) have been recorded in Ukraine as of February 17, 2021. Among those who have fallen ill are 413 children and 276 health workers," he wrote on his Facebook page on Thursday, February 18.
He said that 163 deaths, 5,225 recoveries, and 2,222 hospitalizations were recorded in Ukraine on February 17.
The highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours was registered in Ivano-Frankivsk region (799), Vinnytsia region (514), Kyiv (513), Zakarpattia region (500), and Zhytomyr region (438).
A total of 4,286 COVID-19 cases were recorded in Ukraine on February 16.