Kyiv mayor reports 97 new COVID-19 cases in past day
Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko has said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city rose by 97 in the past day.
"In the past 24 hours, the number of Kyiv residents who tested positive [for the coronavirus] increased by 97, including 10 healthcare workers. In total, there are 989 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Kyiv," he said during an online briefing on April 22.
According to Klitschko, 34 women aged 22 to 83 and 52 men aged 18 to 85 are among those infected. In addition, seven girls and four boys under the age of 17 tested positive for the coronavirus.
Klitschko said 21 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under the supervision of doctors.
"One monk of the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra monastery and 12 monks of Kyiv's Svyato-Pokrovsky Holosiyivsky monastery are among those who contracted the coronavirus over the past 24 hours. All premises in the [latter] monastery are now undergoing deep cleaning. And we are closing it for quarantine," the mayor said.
The city services also continue checking municipal hostels. And, they undergo disinfection when necessary.
"The number of those who have recovered in the capital city has increased to 39 people," Klitschko added.