Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose sharply in the past day, that is, by 220.
Read alsoUkraine reports over 1,900 new COVID-19 cases on Aug 27"In the past day, another 220 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including 10 healthcare workers. There were four fatalities," Klitschko wrote on Telegram on August 27. "As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 12,468."
According to Klitschko, 109 women aged 18 to 84, and 101 men aged 18 to 87 among those infected.
Five girls (from one to 14 years old) and five boys (from six to 15 years old) have tested positive.
Klitschko said 63 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.
Sixty-eight people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said.
In total, 3,975 Kyiv residents have already recovered.
The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky district (35), Desniansky district (30), and Podilsky district (27).
The total death toll in the city is 178 cases.
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.
- On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.