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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 343 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 343 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including eight healthcare workers. There were four fatalities," Klitschko reported via Telegram on September 20.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 19,483."

According to the city mayor, 181 women aged 19 to 82 and 133 men aged 19 to 84 are among those infected.

Seventeen girls (from two to 17 years old) and 12 boys (from 25 days to 16 years old) have tested positive.

Read alsoHealth minister names Ukrainian regions with highest daily COVID-19 spikeKlitschko said 42 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 31 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 5,859 Kyiv residents have already recovered.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky district (58), Desniansky district (57), and Obolonsky district (50).

The total death toll in the city is 316 cases.

COVID-19 in Ukraine: latest

  • Ukraine said 2,966 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 20, 2020.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 175,678.