Over 33,000 Ukrainians diagnosed with COVID-19, fewer recovered

17 February 2022, 09:27 PM

Over the past day, 33,330 Ukrainians have been diagnosed with COVID-19, a total of 259 deaths were recorded, and 27,441 patients recovered from the disease, according to official data from the Ukrainian Ministry of Health as of the morning of Feb. 17.

The daily rate of COVID-19 infections in Ukraine remains high. A day earlier, on Feb. 16, 31,513 Ukrainians were reported to have contracted the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus.

All the same, these numbers are significantly lower than the record infection rates seen a week ago, when over 40,000 Ukrainians were reported to have been infected by the disease per day.

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Over the entire duration of the pandemic, a total of 4,637,260 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ukraine, of whom 3,866,755 have recovered, and 103,824 have died.

An adaptive quarantine is in effect in the country until the end of March 2022, dividing Ukraine into colored zones that represent the impact of the coronavirus on the region.

Ivano-Frankivsk, Rivne, Zakarpattia, Khmelnytskyi and Luhansk Oblasts are in the red zone, while all other regions are currently in the yellow or orange zones.

Over 30 million coronavirus vaccination doses have been administered, and nearly 14 million people have received two doses, with more than 600,000 people having had a booster dose.

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