Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 383 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 383 residents of Kyiv tested positive for the coronavirus, including 15 healthcare workers. There were six fatalities," Klitschko said on Telegram on October 7.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 25,474."

According to the city mayor, 212 women aged 18 to 94 and 144 men aged 19 to 87 are among those infected.

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Klitschko said 72 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 349 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 8,894 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Desniansky district (71), Obolonsly district (50), and Shevchenkivsky district (49).

The total death toll in the city is 442 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.
  • On October 1, Ukraine redrew the map of COVID-19 quarantine zones and new epidemic zoning took effect on Monday, October 5.