More than two million people have fallen ill since Ukraine's flu epidemic began.
The latest report on Dec. 6 says 88 patients are currently in intensive care.
Over 100,000 people have been hospitalized with flu-like symptoms, according to the Health Ministry
, which plans to introduce a vaccination program within the next several months.
Meanwhile, authorities in Donetsk oblast closed down dozens of public schools today following a recent outbreak of a flu-like virus.