13 dead from COVID-19 in Ukraine, 548 infected

13 dead from COVID-19 in Ukraine, 548 infected

Ukrainian Red Cross volunteers in protective gear amid the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, look out from a window as they take part in medical support of passengers of a train with Ukrainians evacuated from Peremyshl, Poland, on March 25, 2020, in Kyiv.

Photo by Maksym Trebukhov/Ukrainian Red Cross

Thirteen people have died from the novel coronavirus in Ukraine and 548 cases have been confirmed as of 10 p.m. of March 30.

Seventy-three new cases of COVID-19, a disease caused by the coronavirus, were reported in one day in Ukraine, and two new deaths.

Eight people recovered from the virus as of late March 30, adding two people since the previous reported in the morning of the same day.

Overall, 2,642 people with suspected cases of COVID-19 infection have been tested in Ukraine, according to the health ministry. Also, 176 patients with suspected COVID-19 are being tested.

COVID-19 has killed at least 36,938 people globally as of late March 30, and infected 770,165 people; 160,243 patients have recovered. The United States, Italy, China, and Spain are struggling the most to curb the spread of the disease. The virus is believed to have originated in China in December.

Olga Rudenko, Kyiv Post

Евакуація, Львів-Київ

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