Ukraine said 3,240 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 19, 2020.
The total number of confirmed cases grew to 172,712, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.
As many as 76,754 patients, including 1,268 in the past day, have recovered.
The death toll is 3,516 with 48 fatalities recorded in the past day.
There were 92,442 active cases as of September 19. In total, there have been 237,045 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.
Read alsoNo need to be tested for COVID-19 after self-isolation period – health ministerThe highest number of new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in the city of Kyiv (400 cases), Ternopil region (311), Odesa region (281), Lviv region (260), and Kharkiv region (200).
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 bed occupancy, 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 will take effect on Monday, 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.