Some 183 new cases were confirmed in the region in the past day / REUTERS

Lviv had to reschedule a session of its city council as some members of the council and officials have tested positive for COVID-19.

"The session has been slated," head of the Department of the Council's Secretariat Yury Lukashevskyy said on Facebook on August 20. "It became known at a meeting of the council's board that some of the members [of the council] and officials who were supposed to deliver their reports had tested positive for COVID-19. It was decided to postpone the plenary session as was proposed by the heads of the [political parties'] factions."

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Coronavirus in Ukraine and Lviv: What is known

  • In the past day, there were 2,134 new coronavirus cases in Ukraine. The total number of COVID-19 cases was 98,537, including 2,184 deaths.
  • Since the beginning of the pandemic, 12,631 cases have been recorded in the city of Lviv and Lviv region alone. Of them, there were 344 fatal cases.
  • Over the past day, another 183 cases were confirmed in the region.