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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city rose by 55 in the past day.

"In the past day, the number of Kyiv residents who tested positive [for the coronavirus] increased by 55, including seven healthcare workers. There was one fatality. As of today, there are 2,904 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the capital city," he said during an online briefing on May 30.

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According to Klitschko, 34 women aged 21 to 77 and 19 men aged 21 to 81 are among those infected. In addition, one girl (15 years old) and one boy (three years old) tested positive for the coronavirus.

Klitschko said 13 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

Forty people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said. In total, 637 Kyiv residents have already recovered.

"I would like to note that yesterday an outbreak of the virus was recorded in one capital dormitory on Haharina Avenue. It was closed for quarantine. One patient died in the hospital, while another three were hospitalized with mild cases. All other dormitory residents are on self-isolation, they are being examined by doctors," Klitschko said.