Ukraine again sets a new COVID-19 daily record as Omicron variant surges

28 January 2022, 01:48 AM

Over the past day, 32,393 Ukrainians have been diagnosed with COVID-19, a total of 154 deaths were recorded, and 5,237 patients recovered from the disease, according to official data from the Ukrainian Ministry of Health as of the morning of Jan. 27.

This is the highest number of recorded COVID-19 infections in a single day that Ukraine has had since the start of the pandemic, beating out the former record, on Nov. 4, when there were over 27,000 daily infections.

This is also a dramatic increase over the past day, when 24,321 cases were recorded.

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Over the entire duration of the pandemic in Ukraine, a total of 3,946,902 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19, of which 3,601,952 have recovered, and 99,738 have died.

COVID-19 new cases, breakdown by region:

Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast – 2,862;

Lviv Oblast – 2,696;

Zhytomyr Oblast – 2,467;

Kyiv city – 2,012;

Odesa Oblast – 1,939;

Sumy Oblast – 1,909;

Ternopil Oblast – 1,597;

Kharkiv Oblast – 1,593;

Vinnytsia Oblast – 1,512;

Rivne Oblast – 1,424;

Khmelnytskyi Oblast – 1,391;

Donetsk Oblast – 1,348;

Dnipropetrovsk Oblast – 1,270;

Chernivtsi Oblast – 1,085;

Kyiv Oblast – 980;

Poltava Oblast – 903;

Zakarpattia Oblast – 855;

Chernihiv Oblast – 798;

Cherkasy Oblast – 700;

Kherson Oblast – 670;

Mykolaiv Oblast – 616;

Volyn Oblast – 544;

Zaporizhzhia Oblast – 523;

Luhansk Oblast – 513;

Kirovohrad Oblast – 186;

No data is available for the temporarily occupied territories of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the non-government-controlled parts of Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts, and Sevastopol. An adaptive quarantine is in effect in the country until the end of March 2022, dividing Ukraine into colored zones that represent the coronavirus’ impact on the region. Since Jan. 24, Ivano-Frankivsk region has been in the red zone, while all other regions are currently in the yellow or orange zones.

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