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Ukraine said 5,804 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of October 9, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 250,538 as of October 9, 2020, according to the interactive map of the National Security and Defense Council.

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The death toll has hit 4,779 with 89 fatalities recorded in the past day.

The government reported 135,109 active cases as of October 9. In total, there have been 318,998 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

The highest number of new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in Kharkiv region (630 cases), the city of Kyiv (567), Odesa region (403), Ternopil region (305), and Khmelnytsky region (330).

The overall incidence per region is as follows:

  • 26,463 (+567) in the city of Kyiv;
  • 23,342 (+630) in Kharkiv region;
  • 22,172 (+249) cases in Lviv region;
  • 16,107 (+403) in Odesa region;
  • 15,939 (+182) in Chernivtsi region;
  • 15,284 (+305) in Ternopil region;
  • 14,835 (+142) in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
  • 13,981 (+183) in Rivne region;
  • 10,689 (+199) in Kyiv region;
  • 10,629 (+156) in Zakarpattia region;
  • 9,373 (+174) in Volyn region;
  • 8,301 (+307) in Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • 8,062 (+330) in Khmelnytsky region;
  • 7,718 (+261) in Zhytomyr region;
  • 7,331 (+134) in Vinnytsia region;
  • 6,404 (+207) in Sumy region;
  • 5,372 (+254) in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
  • 5,349 (+196) in Cherkasy region;
  • 5,212 (+146) in Chernihiv region;
  • 5,172 (+165) in Zaporizhia region;
  • 4,293 (+139) in Mykolaiv region;
  • 3,921 (+236) in Poltava region;
  • 1,714 (+78) in Kherson region;
  • 1,613 (+133) in Luhansk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts); and
  • 1,262 (+28) in Kirovohrad region.

Data from Russia-occupied areas – the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions – is not available.

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.