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Ukraine said 2,836 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 5, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 133,787, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

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The pandemic has taken 2,811 lives with 50 fatalities recorded over the past day.

There were 69,327 active cases as of September 5. In total, there have been 195,757 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 (380 cases) and the city of Kyiv (315).

The overall incidence per region is as follows:

  • 15,507 (+195) cases in Lviv region;
  • 14,792 (+315) in the city of Kyiv;
  • 10,958 (+172) in Chernivtsi region;
  • 10,692 (+380) in Kharkiv region;
  • 10,011 (+166) in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
  • 9,634 (+99) in Rivne region;
  • 8,260 (+222) in Odesa region;
  • 7,988 (+100) in Zakarpattia region;
  • 7,067 (+226) in Ternopil region;
  • 6,105 (+88) in Kyiv region;
  • 5,791 (+68) in Volyn region;
  • 4,324 (+55) in Vinnytsia region;
  • 3,622 (+72) in Zhytomyr region;
  • 2,979 (+131) in Khmelnytsky region;
  • 2,625 (+55) in Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • 2,230 (+80) in Chernihiv region;
  • 1,849 (+93) in Cherkasy region;
  • 1,848 (+80) in Zaporizhia region;
  • 1,769 (+89) in Sumy region;
  • 1,591 (+15) in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
  • 1,504 (+58) in Mykolayiv region;
  • 916 (+30) in Poltava region;
  • 846 (+5) in Kirovohrad region;
  • 464 (+20) in Kherson region;
  • 415 (+22) 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 conducted by the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories.

Quarantine in Ukraine: background

  • 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.
  • On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.