REUTERS

Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 88 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 88 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including four healthcare workers. There was one fatality," he wrote on Telegram on August 18. "As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 10,730."

Read alsoKyiv tightening quarantine: new "yellow zone" bansAccording to Klitschko, 47 women aged 18 to 70, and 34 men aged 20 to 79 among those infected.

Two girls (11 and 14 years old) and five boys (from five to 17 years old) have tested positive.

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

Seventy-five people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said.

In total, 3,455 Kyiv residents have already recovered.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky district (17), Holosiyivsky district (13), and Sviatoshynsky and Dniprovsky districts (11 each).

The total death toll in the city is 155 cases.

COVID-19 in Ukraine

Ukraine saw a new record daily high of 1,847 coronavirus cases as of August 15.

The country's Health Ministry reported a sharp increase in the number of patients with a severe course of the coronavirus disease.

The ministry has called on the regions to get ready for the second wave of COVID-19 in Ukraine.

Ukraine said 1,616 new COVID-19 cases had been reported across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 18, 2020.