Ukraine said 2,411 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 8, 2020.
Read alsoHealth ministry updates protocol for patients with suspected COVID-19The total number of confirmed cases grew to 140,479, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.
As many as 63,546 patients, including 940 in the past day, have recovered.
The pandemic has taken 2,934 lives with 57 fatalities recorded over the past day.
There were 73,999 active cases as of September 8. In total, there have been 202,765 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.
The highest number of new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered the city of Kyiv (235 cases), Kharkiv region (230), Odesa region (196), Lviv region (192), and Ternopil region (190).
The overall incidence per region is as follows:
- 16,073 (+192) cases in Lviv region;
- 15,511 (+235) in the city of Kyiv;
- 11,431 (+159) in Chernivtsi region;
- 11,202 (+230) in Kharkiv region;
- 10,508 (+160) in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
- 9,860 (+98) in Rivne region;
- 8,180 (+89) in Zakarpattia region;
- 8,721 (+196) in Odesa region;
- 7,580 (+190) in Ternopil region;
- 6,370 (+92) in Kyiv region;
- 5,943 (+60) in Volyn region;
- 4,450 (+44) in Vinnytsia region;
- 3,812 (+66) in Zhytomyr region;
- 3,253 (+58) in Khmelnytsky region;
- 2,843 (+76) in Dnipropetrovsk region;
- 2,450 (+78) in Chernihiv region;
- 2,070 (+107) in Sumy region;
- 2,046 (+96) in Cherkasy region;
- 1,981 (+50) in Zaporizhia region;
- 1,690 (+25) in Mykolayiv region;
- 1,675 (+45) in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
- 997 (+24) in Poltava region;
- 867 (+9) in Kirovohrad region;
- 518 (+18) in Kherson region;
- 448 (+14) in Luhansk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts).
Data from Russia-occupied areas – the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions – is not available.
COVID-19 tests were run by the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories. As of the morning of September 8, 2020, the Center had received 2,779 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 202,765 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, orange, yellow, and green 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.
- On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.
- On September 3, the government reviewed the list of quarantine zones in view of the epidemiological situation in regions. The red zone has been expanded.