Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 532 in the past day.
"In the past day, another 532 residents of Kyiv tested positive for the coronavirus, including 21 healthcare workers. There were six fatalities," Klitschko said on Telegram on October 10.
Read alsoGovernment reviews quarantine zones: Kyiv back in "orange zone" (Map)"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 26,995."
According to the city mayor, 279 women aged 18 to 90 and 214 men aged 18 to 80 are among those infected.
Twenty-five girls (from one to 17 years old) and 14 boys (from one to 17 years old) have tested positive for COVID-19.
Klitschko said 82 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.
He added that 216 people had recovered in the past day.
In total, 9,627 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.
The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Desniansky district (117), Darnytsky district (89), and Dniprovsky district (67).
The total death toll in the city is 469 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.