Ukraine registers more than 4,000 new coronavirus cases in one day


Ukraine has registered 4,069 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, a new record high in the country, the National Security and Defense Council said on its website on Thursday.

On Wednesday, the Council confirmed 4,027 new infections. Health minister Maksym Stepanov said that 733 individuals were hospitalized.

Ukraine has so far registered 213,028 infections and 4,193 deaths from the disease. 64 people have died in the past day, according to official data.

The government imposed a lockdown on March 17 after it detected it first COVID-19 infection on March 3. The restrictions were extended until the end of October.

Since August 1, the country introduced new measures. Its regions were divided into four zones with different restrictions depending on the epidemiological situation.