Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city rose by 52 in the past day.

"In the past 24 hours, the number of Kyiv residents who tested positive [for the coronavirus] increased by 52, including 11 healthcare workers," he said during an online briefing on May 1.

In total, there are 1,453 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kyiv.

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According to Klitschko, 33 women aged 20 to 88 and 14 men aged 20 to 60 are among those infected. In addition, two girls and three boys under the age of 17 tested positive for the coronavirus.

Another five people have recovered in the capital city over the past two days. In total, 80 Kyiv residents have already recovered from the coronavirus.

"Foci of the disease were found in two capital dormitories, which were closed for quarantine. One is located on Bazhova Street, where one patient and 60 people with whom he had contacted were found. The second one is located on Boichuka Street. There are five patients there and all dormitory residents are among the contact persons," Klitschko said, adding that both dormitories are being disinfected.

According to the mayor, patients have been hospitalized. And those who came into contact with them are on self-isolation under the supervision of doctors.

"I appeal to everyone once again: the virus has not receded! Do not neglect your health, safety rules!" Klitschko added.