The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kyiv rose by 52 in the past day, Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has reported.

"In the past 24 hours, the number of Kyiv residents who tested positive increased by 52, including six healthcare workers. Unfortunately, two cases were lethal. As of today, there are 2,012 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 42 deaths, in the capital city," he said during an online briefing on May 14.

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According to Klitschko, 31 women aged 18 to 81 and 15 men aged 23 to 80 are among those infected. Also tested positive four girls and two boys under the age of 17.

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

Twenty people recovered from the disease in the past day, he said. In total, 189 Kyiv residents have already recovered.