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A PJSC Kyivkhlib bakery unit was put in quarantine immediately after the COVID-19 outbreak among employees was confirmed.

"Three employees of Kyivkhlib's bakery unit 8 reported to doctors' with coronavirus symptoms. Tests have been run, confirming they had COVID-19. Later, the entire staff, that is, 77 employees, was examined and tested. Thirty-seven people tested positive," Klitschko told an online briefing on Friday, August 7, an UNIAN correspondent reports.

According to the Kyiv mayor, the bakery unit was put on lockdown, while its premises underwent disinfection.

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All those who had contracted the virus and contact persons self-isolated.

Also, an official with the Solomyansky district education office tested positive for COVID-19, the mayor said.

"To date, 62 contact persons have been identified. Three of them have coronavirus symptoms," Klitschko added.

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the city rose by 186 over the past day. As of August 7, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city stands at 9,178.