According to the Public Health Center of Ukraine, as of July 16, in Ukraine there have been officially confirmed 56,455 COVID-19 cases, 28,931 people recovered, 1,455 patients died. During the 24 hours, 848 new cases have been confirmed.
The number of registered active cases as of July 16 is 26,079 people. The largest number of active patients per 100,000 population was registered in Lviv (246.1), Chernivtsi (212.4) and Zakarpattia (208.8) regions.
Now 3,875 people are undergoing inpatient treatment. There are 79 people out of this number having severe symptoms and undergoing treatment with the use of artificial lung ventilation machines. A total of 14,884 people needed hospitalization, 449 patients needed to undergo mechanical ventilation treatment.
In total 4,003 cases among children and 7,591 cases among healthcare workers were recorded. 41,571 patients have been undergoing outpatient treatment.
A total of 840,332 samples in Ukraine were tested using PCR method and 403,893 using ELISA method. During 24 hours, 13,013 samples were tested using PCR method.
As of July 16, coronavirus disease was registered:
Data from the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Donetsk, Luhansk regions and the city of Sevastopol are not available. The studies were conducted by the Virology Reference Laboratory of the Public Health Center of Ukraine, as well as by regional laboratories.
The Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine urges when having the first symptoms of respiratory illnesses to call a family doctor. Stay home! Self-isolation is the most efficient way to protect yourself from infection.