Donetsk, Oct 7 – DAN. The total number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 since the outbreak of the pandemic has exceeded 4,000, the Ministry of Health said.

"As of October 7, the total number of COVID-19 has reached 4,071," the report reads.

In the past 24 hours, 135 new cases were revealed; 16 people were discharged from hospitals after testing negative twice; 11 virus-related deaths were reported.

The total of 2,180 patients recovered, while 1,644 are being treated; the total of 247 died.

The health authority said that in Ukraine 4,753 new cases had been reported in 24 hours, the total number of cases was at 239,337, of those 4,597 died. *ot