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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 1,609 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 1,609 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus. There were 49 fatalities," Klitschko reported via Telegram on April 16.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 183,300."

According to the city mayor, 926 women aged 18 to 91 and 621 men aged 18 to 92 are among those infected.

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Klitschko said 156 new patients had been hospitalized (as well as 371 with suspected coronavirus and pneumonia), while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 1,156 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 114,396 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky district (320), Dniprovsky district (294), and Desniansky district (190).

The death toll in the city stands at 4,121.

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