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Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov has listed the regions that are in the lead by the number of new COVID-19 cases confirmed in the past day.

"Speaking per each region, the highest number of confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in the Ternopil region (352 cases), Kharkiv region (269), Odesa region (205), the city of Kyiv (168), and Lviv region (143)," he said at a briefing on September 14, as reported by the Health Ministry on Facebook.

A total of 2,462 new active COVID-19 cases were confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 14, 2020, the National Security and Defense Council's interactive map says.

Read alsoNumber of daily COVID-19 cases in Ukraine on decline first time in past three daysThe government says 15,920 tests were conducted in the country in the past day. In particular, there were 14,323 tests run with the use of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method and 1,597 – by the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) method.

COVID-19 in Ukraine: latest

The total number of confirmed cases has grown to 156,797.

Tougher quarantine rules have been imposed in Kyiv after the city was assigned to the "orange zone" in line with the adaptive quarantine criteria introduced in Ukraine on August 1.