Ukraine said 2,551 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 9, 2020.
Read alsoHealth Ministry doesn't rule out red zone regime could be introduced across Ukraine"According to the Public Health Center, there were 143,030 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ukraine as of 09:00 Kyiv time on September 9. Of them, 2,551 cases were reported in the past 24 hours," Ukraine's Health Ministry said on Facebook in its morning update on Wednesday.
As many as 64,703 patients, including 1,157 in the past day, have recovered.
The pandemic has already taken 2,979 lives in Ukraine.
In total, 1,751,931 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests have been run since the outbreak.
The overall incidence per region is as follows:
- 4,503 cases in Vinnytsia region;
- 6,015 in Volyn region;
- 2,923 in Dnipropetrovsk region;
- 1,762 in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
- 3,879 in Zhytomyr region;
- 8,277 in Zakarpattia region;
- 2,041 in Zaporizhia region;
- 10,659 in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
- 870 in Kirovohrad region;
- 15,821 in the city of Kyiv;
- 6,459 in Kyiv region;
- 16,269 in Lviv region;
- 480 in Luhansk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
- 1,714 in Mykolayiv region;
- 8,827 in Odesa region;
- 1,018 in Poltava region;
- 9,943 in Rivne region;
- 2,143 in Sumy region;
- 7,824 in Ternopil region;
- 11,493 in Kharkiv region;
- 538 in Kherson region;
- 3,355 in Khmelnytsky region;
- 11,581 in Chernivtsi region;
- 2,121 in Cherkasy region;
- 2,515 in Chernihiv region.
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 9, 2020, the Center had received 3,054 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 205,819 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.
- The Ministry of Health of Ukraine on September 7 updated the protocol for patients with suspected coronavirus.