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Ukraine's Health Ministry says no Ukrainian region is ready for lifting COVID-19 curbs.

The epidemiological situation as of October 20 did not let the city of Kyiv and all 24 regions enter the next stage of easing the coronavirus-related quarantine, the ministry said on its website.

Prior to that, only Kirovohrad region was on the list.

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COVID-19 in Ukraine: Latest

  • Ukraine said 6,719 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of October 21, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.
  • The total number of confirmed cases grew to 315,826.