Ukraine said 4,027 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 30, 2020, marking yet another highest daily rise.
The total number of confirmed cases grew to 208,959, as reported by the Health Ministry on Telegram.
As many as 92,360 patients, including 2,110 in the past day, have recovered.
The death toll stands at 4,129.
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The overall incidence per region is as follows:
- 22,778 cases in the city of Kyiv;
- 20,350 in Lviv region;
- 18,678 in Kharkiv region;
- 14,446 in Chernivtsi region;
- 13,700 in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
- 13,529 in Odesa region;
- 13,514 in Ternopil region;
- 12,411 in Rivne region;
- 9,819 in Zakarpattia region;
- 9,139 in Kyiv region;
- 8,059 in Volyn region;
- 6,194 in Vinnytsia region;
- 6,068 in Khmelnytsky region;
- 5,923 in Zhytomyr region;
- 5,822 in Dnipropetrovsk region;
- 4,223 in Sumy region;
- 4,127 in Chernihiv region;
- 3,995 in Zaporizhia region;
- 4,022 in Cherkasy region;
- 3,477 in Donetsk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts);
- 3,163 in Mykolaiv region;
- 2,231 in Poltava region;
- 1,134 in Kherson region;
- 1,108 in Kirovohrad region; and
- 1,049 in Luhansk region (Ukrainian-controlled districts).
Data from Russia-occupied areas – the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the city of Sevastopol, parts of Donetsk and Luhansk regions – is not available.
COVID-19 tests were run by the Public Health Center's virological reference laboratory and regional laboratories. As of the morning of September 30, 2020, the Center had received 4,551 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 275,229 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.
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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.
The new quarantine zoning across Ukraine reviewed by the state and regional commissions on emergencies quarantine zoning in line with the latest reports on the epidemiological situation took effect on September 28.