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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 298 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 298 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including 11 healthcare workers. There were four fatalities," Klitschko wrote on Telegram on September 10. "As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 16,119."

Read alsoKyiv, 17 regions not ready for lifting COVID-19 curbs – health ministryAccording to Klitschko, 155 women aged 21 to 84 and 123 men aged 18 to 84 are among those infected.

Nine girls (from three months to 17 years old) and 11 boys (from two to 16 years old) have tested positive.

Klitschko said 51 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

Ninety-two people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said.

In total, 5,002 Kyiv residents have already recovered.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Desniansky district (59), Dniprovsky district (45), and Obolonsky district (36).

The total death toll in the city is 254 cases.

Quarantine in Ukraine: background

  • The adaptive quarantine was introduced on August 1.
  • Ukrainian regions were split into the red, orange, yellow, and green 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.
  • On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.
  • On September 3, the government reviewed the list of quarantine zones in view of the epidemiological situation in regions. The red zone has been expanded.
  • The Ministry of Health of Ukraine on September 7 updated the protocol for patients with suspected coronavirus.