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Ukraine said 1,974 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of August 27, 2020.

Read alsoCabinet temporarily bans foreigners from entering Ukraine, but with exceptionsThe total number of confirmed cases grew to 112,059.

As many as 54,217 patients, including 763 in the past day, have recovered, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

The pandemic has taken 2,403 lives with 49 fatalities recorded over the past day.

The largest number of new cases was reported in the city of Kyiv, as well as in Kharkiv, Lviv, Odesa, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Ternopil, and Zakarpattia 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.
  • On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.