Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 265 in the past day.
"In the past day, another 265 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including 11 healthcare workers. There were nine fatalities," Klitschko wrote on Telegram on August 29. "As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 12,984."
According to Klitschko, 129 women aged 19 to 78, and 117 men aged 19 to 81 among those infected.
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Klitschko said 48 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.
Some 159 people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said.
In total, 4,229 Kyiv residents have already recovered.
The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky district (50), Dniprovsky district (40), and Desniansky district (34).
The total death toll in the city is 193 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.
- On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.