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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the city rose by 286 in the past day.

"In the past day, another 286 residents of Kyiv tested positive for coronavirus, including 12 healthcare workers. There were 10 fatalities," Klitschko told a briefing on October 5.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 24,736," he said on Telegram.

Read alsoHealth minister: Over 14,800 children, 16,300 healthcare workers contract COVID-19According to the city mayor, 163 women aged 18 to 90 and 99 men aged 19 to 90 are among those infected.

Twelve girls and 12 boys (from four to 17 years old) have tested positive.

Klitschko said 32 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest are self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 399 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 8,263 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Obolonsky district (54), Dniprovsky district (52), as well as Darnytsky and Desniansky districts (44 each).

The total death toll in the city is 430 cases.

Quarantine in Ukraine: Background

  • The adaptive quarantine was introduced on August 1. The Ukrainian regions were split into the green, yellow, orange, and red 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 will have to introduce the toughest restrictions.
  • On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.
  • Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says the ministry has no plans to introduce a new lockdown in Ukraine yet.
  • On October 1, Ukraine redrew the map of COVID-19 quarantine zones and new epidemic zoning took effect on Monday, October 5.