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Ukraine said 2,481 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 29, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 116,978, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

Read alsoUkraine not going to reintroduce tough quarantine amid second wave of COVID-19As many as 56,138 patients, including 1,055 in the past day, have recovered.

The pandemic has taken 2,492 lives with 41 fatalities recorded over the past day.

There were 58,348 active cases as of August 29. In total, there have been 177,431 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.
  • On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.