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Ukraine said 4,753 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of October 7, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 239,337, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

Read alsoKyiv, 23 regions not ready for lifting COVID-19 curbs – health ministryAs many as 105,970 patients, including 2,569 in the past day, have recovered.

The death toll has reached 4,597 with 77 fatalities recorded in the past day.

The government reported 128,770 active cases as of October 7.

In total, 2,455,407 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests have been run since the outbreak.

The overall incidence per region is as follows:

  • 25,474 in the city of Kyiv;
  • 22,136 in Kharkiv region;
  • 21,696 cases in Lviv region;
  • 15,589 in Chernivtsi region;
  • 15,337 in Odesa region;
  • 14,737 in Ternopil region;
  • 14,562 in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
  • 13,532 in Rivne region;
  • 10,373 in Zakarpattia region;
  • 10,291 in Kyiv region;
  • 9,037 in Volyn region;
  • 7,688 in Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • 7,473 in Khmelnytsky region;
  • 7,221 in Zhytomyr region;
  • 7,074 in Vinnytsia region;
  • 5,885 in Sumy region;
  • 4,917 in Cherkasy region;
  • 4,907 in Chernihiv region;
  • 4,862 in Zaporizhia region;
  • 4,824 in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
  • 4,025 in Mykolaiv region;
  • 3,497 in Poltava region;
  • 1,591 in Kherson region;
  • 1,394 in Luhansk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts); and
  • 1,215 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.

COVID-19 tests were run by the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories. As of the morning of October 7, 2020, the Center had received 5,286 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 307,047 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

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.