Nineteen new patients had been hospitalized / Photo from UNIAN

The number of daily COVID-19 cases in Kyiv is on the decline as 120 new cases were confirmed on August 8.

"In the past day, another 120 residents of Kyiv tested positive for the coronavirus. There were two fatalities," Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko said on Facebook on August 9. "As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 9,498."

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According to Klitschko, 55 women aged 19 to 69 and 54 men aged 21 to 82 are among those infected. In addition, four girls aged 4 to 10, and seven boys from 9 months to 17 years old tested positive for the coronavirus.

Five healthcare workers were among the new confirmed cases.

Klitschko said 19 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

The highest number of new cases was recorded in Obolonsky district (24) followed by Dniprovsky and Solomyansky districts (17 cases each) and Holosiyivsky district (13).

The death toll since the start of the epidemic is 147 people.

As was reported earlier, the number of new cases confirmed in Kyiv on August 7 was 200 people, including three deaths.