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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 580 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 580 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus. There were eight fatalities," Klitschko reported via Telegram on February 27.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 137,656."

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According to the city mayor, 312 women aged 18 to 91 and 236 men aged 18 to 92 are among those infected.

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Klitschko said 111 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 369 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 93,771 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky district (138), Dniprovsky district (117), and Sviatoshynsky district (74).

The death toll in the city stands at 2,643.

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