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Ukraine said 1,670 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 26, 2020.

Read alsoKyiv mayor reports 130 new COVID-19 cases, two fatalities in past dayThe total number of confirmed cases grew to 110,085.

As many as 53,454 patients, including 584 in the past day, have recovered, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

The pandemic has taken 2,354 lives with 36 fatalities recorded over the past day.

The largest number of cases was reported in Lviv, Chernivtsi, Odesa, and Kharkiv regions.

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.