Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 108 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 108 residents of Kyiv tested positive for the coronavirus, including four healthcare workers. There were two fatalities," he said on Telegram on July 18.

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 6,797.

According to Klitschko, 53 women aged 19 to 85 and 50 men aged 18 to 85 are among those infected. In addition, two girls (six and eight years old) and three boys (from nine months to eight years old) tested positive for the coronavirus.

Klitschko said 16 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under the supervision of doctors.

Forty people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said.

In total, 2,360 Kyiv residents have already recovered.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky and Desniansky districts (26 each), Solomyansky district (14), as well as Holosiyivsky and Sviatoshynsky districts (10 each).

As UNIAN reported earlier, there were 58,111 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of the morning of July 18. They include 1,477 deaths and 30,525 recoveries. Some 847 new cases were recorded in the past 24 hours.