In 2020, 17,593 cases of active tuberculosis, including recurrences, were registered in Ukraine. This is 29.8% lower than in 2019, when 25,237 cases were registered, according to the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health.
The highest incidence rates of tuberculosis were registered among the population of Odesa (2,171 cases), Dnipropetrovsk (2,005), Lviv (1,098) oblasts and the Ukrainian-controlled part of Donetsk (1,065) oblasts.
At the same time, in Ternopil region the largest decrease in morbidity was recorded - by 48.9%. There is also a noticeable decrease in Chernivtsi (43.8%), Ivano-Frankivsk (41.9%), Vinnytsia (39.4%) regions and Kyiv (37.8%).