Ukraine reports record number of daily coronavirus deaths

KYIV (Reuters) – Ukraine registered a record 57 deaths related to the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the national security council said on Tuesday, up from a previous record of 54 deaths registered last week.

The council said a total of 140,479 cases were registered in Ukraine as of Sept. 8, with 2,934 deaths and 63,546 people recovered.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Andrew Heavens)