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Ukraine said 2,328 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 22, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 102,971, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

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As many as 51,735 patients, including 657 in the past day, have recovered.

The pandemic has taken 2,244 lives with 37 fatalities recorded over the past day.

There were 48,992 active cases as of August 22. In total, there have been 161,819 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

Quarantine in Ukraine

  • The adaptive quarantine was introduced on August 1. Ukrainian regions were split into the red, green, orange 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 have to introduce the toughest restrictive measures.
  • Updated quarantine zoning became effective in Ukraine on August 17. Kyiv was included in the yellow zone.
  • In Ukrainian schools within the "orange quarantine zone," teachers will be wearing protective face shields in class.