The coronavirus is spreading, despite the Ukrainian government's best efforts. Ukraine has closed down schools, restaurants, and malls — it's shut down both intercity and regional travel, closed its borders, and instituted a nearly complete ban on civilian air travel in the country. But new cases of the coronavirus are still appearing.
We're keeping up with the latest information on all known coronavirus cases in the country, as soon as that information comes in. All times are GMT+2 (Kyiv time).
Total Known Coronavirus Patients: 897
10:01 p.m. The latest data, according to the Ministry of Health, is that Ukraine has 897 confirmed coronavirus cases. 22 of them were lethal and 19 patients have been cured.
10:17 a.m. Ukraine's confirmed case count, according to the Ministry of Health, has climbed to 804, with 20 deaths and 13 recoveries. 135 new cases were confirmed over the previous day.
10:14 p.m. The Ukrainian health ministry has reported that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ukraine in now 794. 20 coronavirus-related deaths have been recorded, and 13 people have been cured.
10:00 a.m. The Center for Public Health reports 669 confirmed cases of coronavirus in the country, representing a rise of 120 over the previous day. The capital city of Kyiv has the most new confirmed cases at 27, with the rest spread out between Ukraine's other regions.
10:01 p.m. 645 cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Ukraine: 17 cases were lethal, whilst 10 more people have recovered, reports the Ministry of Health. The number of infected persons increased by 96 during the day.
6:27 p.m. Two coronavirus-infected patients died in the western Ukrainian Chernivtsi region, Chernivtsi Regional State Administration reports. The first patient was a woman born in 1955, the second – a man born in 1962. This takes the region's death toll to 4.
10 a.m. As of the morning of March 31, 549 cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Ukraine. Over the past 24 hours, 69 new cases have been registered in the country, reports the Ministry of Health.
10 p.m. The Health Ministry has reported that there are now 548 confirmed coronavirus cases in Ukraine. 13 people have died from coronavirus and 8 were cured.
10:19 a.m. Ukraine registered 109 new coronavirus cases over the previous day, reports the Ministry of Health, with the biggest increase in Cherkasy region - 43 new cases. 9 coronavirus cases in Ukraine have proven lethal.
11:23 p.m. The Center for Public Health at the Ministry of Health has issued a statement that 310 people in Ukraine have been confirmed to have the coronavirus, an increase of 92 new cases over the day.
2:16 p.m. Head of the National Police in Kyiv, Andriy Kryshchenko has been diagnosed with coronavirus, Deputy Interior Minister of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko announced on Facebook.
12:10 p.m. The number of coronavirus infected people in Kyiv has increased to 55 people, Mayor Vitaliy Klychko said at a briefing.
10 a.m. The number of coronavirus COVID-19 infections in Ukraine has increased to 218. Over the past 24 hours, 62 new cases have been reported, according to Chief Sanitary Doctor Viktor Lyashko.
7:16 p.m. 3 new cases of COVID-19 coronavirus recovery have been officially confirmed in the Chernivtsi region. This was reported by the head of the Chernivtsi Regional State Administration Serhiy Osachuk.
6:58 p.m. Vitaliy Klychko announced 7 more cases in Kyiv on Facebook.
12:15 p.m. As of 12 p.m., 40 cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Kyiv. Mayor Vitaliy Klychko announced this during a briefing.
10:06 a.m. 11 more cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Ukraine, the Ministry of Health informs. 4 new cases were recorded in the Chernivtsi region and 7 cases in the Ternopil region.
7:12 p.m. Another 4 new cases of coronavirus infection were recorded in the Chernivtsi region. The total number of infected persons in the region is now 42. This was reported by the head of the Chernivtsi regional state administration Serhiy Osachuk.
6:52 p.m. The count of laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Ternopil region increased to 8. 4 more cases have been reported by the Regional Laboratory Center of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.
6:06 p.m. The first case of coronavirus infection in the Sumy region was recorded in the town of Konotop -- in a 76-year-old woman, Mayor Artem Semenikhin reported.
5:15 p.m. The first case of COVID-19 infection has been recorded in the Vinnytsia region. This was announced at a briefing held by the head of Vinnytsia Regional State Administration Vladyslav Skalskyi.
4:03 p.m. On his Telegram channel, Kyiv City Mayor Vitaliy Klychko reported 3 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infection in the capital.
3:50 p.m. A 68-year-old man died from COVID-19 in Kovalivka village, Ternopil region in Western Ukraine. This war reported by the Ternopil City Council’s operational headquarters. This is the first confirmed coronavirus death in the region and the fourth one in Ukraine.
11:43 a.m. The first case of coronavirus infection was recorded in the western Ukrainian Volyn region. COVID-19 was found in a 7-year-old girl. This was reported by the Volyn Regional State Administration on Facebook.
11:23 a.m. A rapid test for the presence of coronavirus infection showed a positive result for one passenger, who had arrived at the Kyiv Boryspil airport from the Middle East on March 24. This was reported by the press service of the State Border Service.
7 a.m. The State Emergency Service of Ukraine has reported on their website that as of March 25, there are 113 known coronavirus cases across Ukraine. 38 of them are in the western Chernivtsi region (including 1 death), 31 in Kyiv, 22 in the Kyiv region, 5 in the Ivano-Frankivsk region (including 1 death), 4 in the Ternopil region, 2 in Dnipropetrovsk, 2 in Zhytomyr (including 1 death), 2 in Zaporizhzhya, 2 in Lviv, 1 in Volyn, 1 in Donetsk, 1 in Luhansk, 1 in Odesa, and 1 in Cherkasy regions. 1 full recovery was registered in the Chernivtsi region.
11:30 a.m. The head of the western Ukrainian region of Chernivtsi's regional administration reveals that the region - the first to report coronavirus cases in the country - has now confirmed an additional 13 cases.
10:01 a.m. The Ministry of Health reports that on the morning of March 24, 84 people have been confirmed to have coronavirus in Ukraine. This is 11 more cases than the previous day's reporting.
8:53 p.m. The deputy head of the Servant of the People faction Yevheniya Kravchuk said that MP Ruslan Horbenko was diagnosed with coronavirus. She reported this on her Facebook page.
9:30 p.m. 26 new confirmed coronavirus cases have been registered in Ukraine, according to the health ministry.
8 p.m. The Mayor of Kyiv Vitaliy Klychko has announced 7 new cases in Kyiv.
11 p.m. 12 cases have been detected around the same time across Ukraine, making the total number of the cases 41. 10 of the 12 were in the Chernivtsi region, one in the Kyiv region, and one in the Ternopil region.
8 p.m. Three new cases have been announced in Ukraine: one in the western Ivano-Frankivsk region, one in the Kharkiv region, and one in the Lviv region.
6:44 p.m. The first case of coronavirus infection was found in Lviv. The total number of infected in Ukraine has increased to 27, the mayor of the city Andriy Sadovyy informed.
"It is a Lviv resident, born in 1950, who returned from Germany on March 13," he explained.
11:38 p.m. Five more cases of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus were detected in the Chernivtsi region. The number of infected there has increased to 15 people. This was stated by the head of the Chernivtsi Regional State Administration Serhiy Osachuk.
8:41 p.m. A woman infected with SARS-CoV-2 has died in Ivano-Frankivsk a day after being hospitalized, bringing Ukraine's death toll to 3. The results of the test came after death, the Ukrainian Ministry of Healthcare reported. The woman practiced self-medication and was admitted to the hospital in a serious condition.
5:35 p.m. A 50-year-old male Kyivan who recently visited Switzerland has also been diagnosed with COVID-19. One of Kyiv's private medical centers failed to inform the Ministry of Health and the Public Health Center about the positive result of the coronavirus test in Kyiv. The diagnosis was confirmed to the public authorities on March 19 by one of the German laboratories.
"The patient is now at home in self-isolation and receiving treatment under the supervision of doctors," reported Mayor of Kyiv Vitaliy Klychko.
4:42 p.m. One more case has been registered in Kyiv, according to the Ministry of Health. "The patient is isolated and he's receiving symptomatic treatment," reads a statement by the Ministry, with no further details provided.
3:54 p.m. The mayor of Zhytomyr, a city in central Ukraine, announces that a resident of his city, recently returned from Austria, has been diagnosed with the coronavirus. "56 years old, laboratory analysis has confirmed the presence of coronavirus in this person. His situation is more or less normal, and we'll later provide more information," announced the mayor. He added that a brigade of medical personnel will be on hand at Boryspil airport and at the Kyiv train station to assist Zhytomyr residents.
2:43 p.m. The Kyiv Regional Administration has stated that the wife of the MP who was diagnosed with the coronavirus has also come down with the disease. The MP's family has been isolated, and tests are on-going on the MP's mother and sister.
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