Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 130 in the past day.

Read alsoHealth minister lists top Ukrainian regions in lead by new COVID-19 cases"In the past day, another 130 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus. There were two fatalities," Klitschko wrote on Telegram on August 25. "As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 12,153."

According to Klitschko, 72 women aged 19 to 75, and 50 men aged 18 to 81 among those infected.

Two girls (from six to 14 years old) and six boys (from eight to 17 years old) have tested positive.

Klitschko said 23 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

Twenty-seven people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said.

In total, 3,853 Kyiv residents have already recovered.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Obolonsky district (24), Desniansky and Dniprovsky districts (20 each), as well as Danytsky and Sviatoshynsky districts (15 each).

Quarantine in Ukraine

  • The adaptive quarantine was introduced on August 1. Ukrainian regions were split into the red, green, orange, and yellow zones depending on hospital load, the average number of PCR and ELISA tests, the ascertainment rate of COVID-19, and daily spread dynamics.
  • Quarantine-related curbs differ in each zone. The mildest ones are in the green zone, the regions included in the red zone have to introduce the toughest restrictive measures.
  • Updated quarantine zoning became effective in Ukraine on August 17. Kyiv was included in the yellow zone.
  • In Ukrainian schools within the "orange quarantine zone", teachers will be wearing protective face shields in class.