Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city rose by 59 in the past day.

"The number of Kyiv residents who were diagnosed with the coronavirus over the past day has increased by another 59 people, including 14 healthcare workers. Unfortunately, there was one fatality," he told an online briefing, as reported by an UNIAN correspondent on May 12.

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"As of today, there are 1,930 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 38 deaths, in Kyiv," he added.

According to Klitschko, 33 women aged 27 to 79 and 22 men aged 25 to 82 are among those infected. In addition, a three-month-old girl and three boys (10, 11 and 12 years old) tested positive for the coronavirus.

Klitschko said 10 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under the supervision of doctors.

The following districts of Kyiv reported the highest number of new cases in the past day: Darnytsky (11 people), and Dniprovsky and Obolonsky districts (eight each).

As was reported, there were 16,023 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 a.m. Kyiv time on May 12. They include 375 new cases reported in the past 24 hours. The death toll was 425 deaths; 3,373 patients have recovered.