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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city rose by 24 in the past day.

"In the past 24 hours, the number of Kyiv residents who tested positive [for the coronavirus] increased by 24, including five healthcare workers. Unfortunately, one case was a fatality. As of today, there are 1,675 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 29 deaths, in the capital city," he said during an online briefing on May 7.

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According to Klitschko, 11 women aged 26 to 63 and 11 men aged 30 to 64 are among those infected. In addition, two boys (12 and 13 years old) tested positive for the coronavirus.

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

In total, 110 people have already recovered from the coronavirus in the capital city, the mayor said.