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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city rose by 51 in the past day.

"In the past day, the number of Kyiv residents who tested positive [for the coronavirus] increased by 51, including eight healthcare workers. Two cases were fatalities. As of today, there are 2,410 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 54 deaths, in the capital city," he said during an online briefing on May 20, an UNIAN correspondent reports.

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According to Klitschko, 25 women, 19 men, and seven children are among those infected.

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

Twenty-one people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said. In total, 306 Kyiv residents have already recovered from the coronavirus.