Ukraine reports new daily high of coronavirus deaths

A patient wears an oxygen mask outside a hospital for people infected with the coronavirus disease in Kyiv

KYIV (Reuters) – The number of daily coronavirus deaths in Ukraine rose to 285 from the previous record of 276 fatalities registered on Dec. 9, Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said on Friday.

He said 13,514 new coronavirus cases were recorded in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 872,228 cases with 14,755 deaths.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Sam Holmes)

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