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Ukraine said 4,420 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of October 12, 2020.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 265,454 as of October 12, 2020, according to the interactive map of the National Security and Defense Council.

As many as 114,410 patients, including 903 in the past day, have recovered.

Read alsoGovernment reviews quarantine zones: Kyiv back in "orange zone" (Map)The death toll has hit 5,015 with 43 fatalities recorded in the past day.

The government reported 146,029 active cases as of October 12. In total, there have been 333,712 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

The overall incidence per region is as follows:

  • 27,693 (+196) in the city of Kyiv;
  • 25,186 (+741) in Kharkiv region;
  • 22,788 (+200) cases in Lviv region;
  • 16,770 (+165) in Odesa region;
  • 16,488 (+169) in Chernivtsi region;
  • 15,992 (+194) in Ternopil region;
  • 15,379 (+182) in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
  • 14,696 (+203) in Rivne region;
  • 11,309 (+213) in Kyiv region;
  • 10,935 (+85) in Zakarpattia region;
  • 9,791 (+146) in Volyn region;
  • 9,011 (+219) in Khmelnytsky region;
  • 8,967 (+186) in Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • 8,464 (+138) in Zhytomyr region;
  • 7,637 (+68) in Vinnytsia region;
  • 7,280 (+418) in Sumy region;
  • 5,621 (+103) in Chernihiv region;
  • 5,699 (+50) in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
  • 5,668 (+70) in Cherkasy region;
  • 5,589 (+128) in Zaporizhia region;
  • 4,708 (+162) in Mykolaiv region;
  • 4,621 (+244) in Poltava region;
  • 1,985 (+93) in Kherson region;
  • 1,852 (+26) in Luhansk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts); and
  • 1,325 (+21) in Kirovohrad region.

Data from Russia-occupied areas – the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions – is not available.

Read alsoUkraine updates list of "red zone" countries in terms of COVID-19 threatCOVID-19 tests were run by the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories. As of the morning of October 12, 2020, the Center had received 4,342 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 333,713 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.
  • Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says the ministry has no plans to introduce a new lockdown in Ukraine yet.
  • On October 8, Ukraine redrew the map of COVID-19 quarantine zones and new epidemic zoning took effect on Monday, October 12.