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Ukraine said 10,179 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of November 10, 2020.

"In the past day, 10,179 people tested positive for the coronavirus, including 410 children and 445 healthcare workers," Health Minister Maksym Stepanov wrote on Facebook on November 10.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 479,197 as of November 10, 2020.

As many as 1,252 people were hospitalized over the past day, while 5,514 recovered.

The death toll has hit 8,756 with 191 fatalities recorded in the past day.

Read alsoCOVID-19-positive Zelensky: Spox tells of president's conditionIn total, 68,962 tests were conducted in the country in the past day. In particular, there were 42,966 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests run, as well as 25,996 ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) tests.

The highest number of new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in the city of Kyiv (747), Zhytomyr region (646), Kyiv region (628), Odesa region (608), and Zaporizhia region (588).

Quarantine in Ukraine: Background

  • The adaptive quarantine was introduced on August 1. The Ukrainian regions were split into the green, yellow, orange, and red 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 will have to introduce the toughest restrictions.
  • On October 13, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine by late 2020.
  • Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says the ministry has no plans to introduce a new lockdown just yet.
  • Ukraine's updated epidemic zoning took effect on Monday, November 9.