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Ukraine said 2,495 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 2, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 125,798, as reported by the Health Ministry on Telegram.

As many as 58,817 patients, including 1,015 in the past day, have recovered.

The pandemic has taken 2,656 lives with 51 fatalities recorded over the past day.

Read alsoUkraine could return to strict quarantine: Health minster names conditionsThere were 64,325 active cases as of September 2. In total, there have been 186,709 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

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.