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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 328 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 328 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including nine healthcare workers. There were eight fatalities," Klitschko reported via Telegram on September 28.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 22,143."

According to the city mayor, 164 women aged 18 to 87 and 128 men aged 18 to 92 are among those infected.

Twenty-one girls (from one to 17 years old) and 15 boys (from two to 17 years old) have tested positive.

Read alsoGov't updates quarantine zoning mapKlitschko said 43 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 23 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 6,505 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky district (66), Obolonsky district (52), Desniansky and Dniprovsky districts (39 each).

The total death toll in the city is 369 cases.

Quarantine in Ukraine: Background

  • The adaptive quarantine was introduced on August 1. The Ukrainian regions were split into the green, yellow, orange, and red 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 will have to introduce the toughest restrictions.
  • On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.
  • Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says the ministry has no plans to introduce a new lockdown in Ukraine yet.
  • The new quarantine zoning across Ukraine reviewed by the state and regional commissions on emergencies quarantine zoning in line with the latest reports on the epidemiological situation took effect on September 28.