Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 251 in the past day.
Read alsoDaily COVID-19 spike reaches new high in Ukraine with over 2,400 cases on Aug 28"In the past day, another 251 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including 10 healthcare workers. There were nine fatalities," Klitschko wrote on Telegram on August 28. "As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 12,719."
According to Klitschko, 139 women aged 18 to 92, and 101 men aged 20 to 80 among those infected.
Five girls (from three to 16 years old) and six boys (from one to 16 years old) have tested positive.
Klitschko said 47 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.
Ninety-five people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said.
In total, 4,070 Kyiv residents have already recovered.
The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky and Desniansky districts (39 each), Dniprovsky district (37), and Sviatoshynsky district (30).
The total death toll in the city is 187 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.