Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 95 in the past day.

Read alsoHealth minister lists top Ukrainian regions in lead by new COVID-19 cases"In the past day, another 95 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus. There were two fatalities," Klitschko wrote on Telegram on August 26. "As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 12,248."

According to Klitschko, 47 women aged 22 to 85, and 42 men aged 19 to 82 among those infected.

Three girls (from five to 17 years old) and three boys (from six to 17 years old) have tested positive.

Klitschko said 26 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

Fifty-four people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said.

In total, 3,907 Kyiv residents have already recovered.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Dniprovsky district (23), Desniansky district (13), and Obolonsky district (12).

The total death toll in the city is 174 cases.

Quarantine in Ukraine

  • The adaptive quarantine was introduced on August 1. Ukrainian regions were split into the red, green, orange, and yellow 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 have to introduce the toughest restrictive measures.
  • Updated quarantine zoning became effective in Ukraine on August 17. Kyiv was included in the yellow zone.
  • In Ukrainian schools within the "orange quarantine zone", teachers will be wearing protective face shields in class.