Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 179 over the past day.

"In the past day, another 179 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including six healthcare workers. There were seven fatalities," Klitschko wrote on Telegram on August 22. "As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 11,507."

According to Klitschko, 100 women aged 21 to 79, and 63 men aged 19 to 92 among those infected.

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Klitschko said 24 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

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

In total, 3,682 Kyiv residents have already recovered.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Obolonsky district (35), Darnytsky district (27), and Dniprovsky district (25).

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.