The mortality rate of coronavirus infection COVID-19 in Ukraine is now no more than 2.4%, said the Minister of health of the country Maxim Stepanov.

"Today we have a mortality rate from coronavirus disease at the level of not more than 2.4%. Whereas a country like Britain, has a level of 15%. I think it is largely a response to the question of how we acted properly" he said in an interview with "Fast".

In addition, he noted that the majority of infected the disease is asymptomatic. Burden on on healthcare system there.

"Test doctors every days. See the trend, when a large number of people have asymptomatic disease. Consequently, for more than 20 days are in the corridor from 400 to 550 new cases in the incidence COVID-19 a day, out on such a plateau: there are a number of cases, and on the other hand, we have every day the number of those who recovered. So, we managed to avoid any peak, heavy load on the medical system there," he added.

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In total, according to the Ministry of health of the country, during the time of the epidemic in Ukraine sick 14 710 people recovered 2909 people, deaths – 376.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 3.8 million cases of infection, about 265 thousand people died.