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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 380 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 380 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including 10 healthcare workers. There were nine fatalities," Klitschko reported via Telegram on September 25.

Read alsoHealth minister: Over 12,600 children, 14,300 healthcare workers contract COVID-19"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 21,045."

According to the city mayor, 198 women aged 18 to 83 and 153 men aged 18 to 93 are among those infected.

Twelve girls (from four months to 16 years old) and 17 boys (from two to 17 years old) have tested positive.

Klitschko said 49 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 96 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 6,255 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky district (90), Dniprovsky district (56), and Desniansky district (54).

The total death toll in the city is 342 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.
  • On September 10, the government reviewed the borders of COVID-19 quarantine zones. The reviewed zoning regulations took effect on September 14. Kyiv became part of the orange zone, with the second-toughest bans after the red zone.
  • Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says the ministry has no plans to introduce a new lockdown in Ukraine yet.