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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 447 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 447 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including 28 healthcare workers. There were 10 fatalities," Klitschko told a briefing on October 2.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 23,602."

According to the city mayor, 251 women aged 19 to 82 and 168 men aged 18 to 83 are among those infected.

Ten girls and 18 boys (from one to 17 years old) have tested positive.

Klitschko said 45 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 312 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 7,253 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

Read alsoDaily COVID-19 high beats record third day in row on Oct 1The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Dniprovsky district (93), Desniansky district (70), and Podilsky district (61).

The total death toll in the city is 401 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.