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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko said 718 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed in the city in the past 24 hours as of December 27, 2020, against 408 cases registered a day earlier.

"In the past day, another 718 residents of Kyiv tested positive for the coronavirus, including 19 healthcare workers. There were 15 fatalities," Klitschko reported via Telegram on Sunday.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 107,204."

According to the city mayor, 398 women aged 19 to 85 and 266 men aged 18 to 88 are among those infected.

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Klitschko said 65 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 143 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 37,273 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Darnytsky district (272), Dniprovsky district (161), and Desniansky district (57).

The death toll in the city stands at 1,844.

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