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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 416 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 416 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including 11 healthcare workers. There were four fatalities," Klitschko reported via Telegram on September 29.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 22,559."

According to the city mayor, 214 women aged 20 to 91 and 164 men aged 19 to 90 are among those infected.

Nineteen girls (from one to 16 years old) and 19 boys (from two to 16 years old) have tested positive.

Klitschko said 48 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 48 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 6,553 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

Read alsoOne in three Ukrainians would get free vaccine if ready – pollThe highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Desniansky district (71), Shevchenkivsky district (55), and Darnytsky district (52).

The total death toll in the city is 373 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.