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Ukraine said 2,438 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 28, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.

Read alsoUkraine's health minister: Over 7,400 children, 10,700 healthcare workers contract COVID-19The total number of confirmed cases grew to 114,497, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

As many as 55,083 patients, including 866 in the past day, have recovered.

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The pandemic has taken 2,451 lives with 48 fatalities recorded over the past day.

There were 56,963 active cases as of August 28. In total, there have been 174,623 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.