COVID-19 cases in Kyiv on the rise / Photo from UNIAN

Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 54 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 54 residents of Kyiv tested positive for the coronavirus. There were three healthcare workers among them. One person died. As of today, the death toll in the capital city is 59 cases," he said on Telegram on May 24.

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 2,623.

According to Klitschko, 26 women aged 21 to 81 and 22 men aged 23 to 81 are among those infected. In addition, three girls (aged 10, 11 and 16) and three boys (aged 2, 12, and 15) tested positive for the coronavirus.

Klitschko said 16 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under the supervision of doctors.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsia district (12), Sviatoshynsky district (10), and Desniansky district (nine cases).

Seven people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said.

In total, 358 Kyiv residents have already recovered.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Ukraine as of Sunday morning was 20,986, including 406 in the past 24 hours.