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Ukraine said 2,884 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 22, 2020.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 181,237, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

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The death toll is 3,642 with 59 fatalities recorded in the past day.

There were 97,694 active cases as of September 22. In total, there have been 245,710 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

The highest number of new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in Kharkiv region (372 cases), Ternopil region (293), Odesa region (233), and the city of Kyiv (270).

The overall incidence per region is as follows:

  • 20,028 (+270) in the city of Kyiv;
  • 18,793 (+275) cases in Lviv region;
  • 15,505 (+372) in Kharkiv region;
  • 13,304 (+139) in Chernivtsi region;
  • 12,675 (+137) in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
  • 11,843 (+233) in Odesa region;
  • 11,732 (+293) in Ternopil region;
  • 11,353 (+111) in Rivne region;
  • 9,265 (+76) in Zakarpattia region;
  • 8,020 (+140) in Kyiv region;
  • 7,031 (+95) in Volyn region;
  • 5,377 (+55) in Vinnytsia region;
  • 5,121 (+62) in Zhytomyr region;
  • 4,937 (+114) in Khmelnytsky region;
  • 4,218 (+100) in Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • 3,411 (+70) in Chernihiv region;
  • 3,184 (+67) in Sumy region;
  • 3,145 (+49) in Cherkasy region;
  • 3,034 (+100) in Zaporizhia region;
  • 2,572 (+21) in Mykolaiv region;
  • 2,505 (+25) in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
  • 1,575 (+41) in Poltava region;
  • 1,005 (+12) in Kirovohrad region;
  • 837 (+19) in Kherson region; and
  • 767 (+8) 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 22, 2020, the Center had received 3,131 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 245,710 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

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 August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.
  • On September 10, the government reviewed the borders of COVID-19 quarantine zones. The reviewed zoning regulations took effect on September 14. Kyiv became part of the orange zone, with the second-toughest bans after the red zone.
  • Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says the ministry has no plans to introduce a new lockdown in Ukraine yet.