According to the Public Health Center of Ukraine, as of July 8, in Ukraine there have been officially confirmed 50,414 COVID-19 cases, 23,119 people recovered, 1,306 patients died. During the 24 hours, 807 new cases have been confirmed.
The number of registered active cases as of July 8 is 25,989 people. The largest number of active patients per 100,000 population was registered in Chernivtsi (274.4), Lviv (215.8) and Zakarpattia (183.1) regions.
Now 4,039 people are undergoing inpatient treatment. There are 91 people out of this number having severe symptoms and undergoing treatment with the use of artificial lung ventilation machines. A total of 13,443 people needed hospitalization, 418 patients needed to undergo mechanical ventilation treatment.
In total 3,634 cases among children and 7,092 cases among healthcare workers were recorded. 36,971 patients have been undergoing outpatient treatment.
A total of 745,313 samples in Ukraine were tested using PCR method and 298,298 samples using ELISA method. During the 24 hours, 13,568 samples were tested using PCR method.
As of July 8, 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.