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Ukraine said 4,069 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across country in the past day, September 30, which marks a steady trend toward faster spread of the disease.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 213,028, according to the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

As many as 94,443 patients, including 2,083 in the past day, have recovered.

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The overall incidence per region is as follows:

  • 23,155 cases in the city of Kyiv;
  • 20,590 in Lviv region;
  • 19,128 in Kharkiv region;
  • 14,605 in Chernivtsi region;
  • 13,837 in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
  • 13,789 in Odesa region;
  • 13,787 in Ternopil region;
  • 12,554 in Rivne region;
  • 9,918 in Zakarpattia region;
  • 9,279 in Kyiv region;
  • 8,194 in Volyn region;
  • 6,308 in Vinnytsia region;
  • 6,188 in Khmelnytsky region;
  • 6,088 in Zhytomyr region;
  • 6,088 in Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • 4,435 in Sumy region;
  • 4,254 in Chernihiv region;
  • 4,165 in Cherkasy region;
  • 4,128 in Zaporizhia region;
  • 3,557 in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
  • 3,270 in Mykolaiv region;
  • 2,345 in Poltava region;
  • 1,168 in Kherson region;
  • 1,127 in Kirovohrad region; and
  • 1,091 in Luhansk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts).

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 1, 2020, the Center had received 4,415 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 279,644 reports since year-start.

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.

The new quarantine zoning across Ukraine reviewed by the state and regional commissions on emergencies quarantine zoning in line with the latest reports on the epidemiological situation took effect on September 28.