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Ukraine reports record daily high of new coronavirus cases, deaths

FILE PHOTO: Women wearing protective face masks walk along a street amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kyiv, Ukraine October 22, 2020. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine registered a record 8,312 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the national security council said on Friday, up from the Oct. 23 high of 7,517.

The council added that deaths had also jumped by a record 173, for a toll of 7,041.

Total infections stood at 378,729 by Friday.

Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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