Ukraine reports over 3,100 new COVID-19 cases on September 12 / Photo from UNIAN

Ukraine said 3,103 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 12, 2020.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 151,859, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

As many as 68,346 patients, including 1,341 in the past day, have recovered.

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There were 80,365 active cases as of September 12. In total, there have been 215,262 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

The highest number of new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in the city of Kyiv (428 cases), Kharkiv region (292), Ternopil region (280), and Odesa region (225).

Quarantine in Ukraine: background

  • The adaptive quarantine was introduced on August 1.
  • Ukrainian regions were split into the red, orange, yellow, and green 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 have to introduce the toughest restrictive measures.
  • On August 26, the Cabinet of Ministers extended the adaptive quarantine until November 1.
  • On September 3, the government reviewed the list of quarantine zones in view of the epidemiological situation in regions. The red zone has been expanded.
  • The Ministry of Health of Ukraine on September 7 updated the protocol for patients with suspected coronavirus.
  • Health Minister Maksym Stepanov says the ministry has no plans to introduce a new lockdown in Ukraine yet.