Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 422 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 422 residents of Kyiv tested positive for the coronavirus, including 23 healthcare workers. There were 11 fatalities," Klitschko said on Telegram on October 8.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 25,896."

According to the city mayor, 223 women aged 18 to 93 and 169 men aged 18 to 81 are among those infected.

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Klitschko said 36 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 222 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 9,116 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Desniansky district (107), Obolonsly district (52), and Dniprovsky district (51).

The total death toll in the city is 453 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.