Ukraine's daily coronavirus death toll hits new maximum
Ukraine on Tuesday registered a new daily maximum coronavirus death toll, as 838 people died in the country in one day, raising the overall number of fatalities to 77,985, the country's Health Ministry said, News.Az reports citing Anadolu Agency.
Over the same period, 16,308 cases were added to the country's tally, which currently stands at over 3.24 million, and 21,914 got better, bringing recoveries to 2.66 million.
Since the beginning of its vaccination campaign, more than 12.3 million people have been fully immunized against COVID-19 in Ukraine.
Since December 2019, the pandemic has claimed more than 5.1 million lives in 192 countries and regions, with over 253.8 million cases reported worldwide, according to the US' Johns Hopkins University.