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The Cabinet of Ministers, Ukraine's government, has extended the adaptive quarantine until August 31.

The relevant resolution was adopted at a government meeting on Wednesday, an UNIAN correspondent reports.

"This is a new resolution. It is proposed to apply it from August 1 to August 31. It will establish quarantine across country," Ukrainian Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said before the decision was adopted.

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"Depending on the epidemic situation in the region or certain administrative territorial units, a green, yellow, orange or red level of COVID-19 spread threat shall be established," he added.

As UNIAN reported earlier, 829 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 were reported in Ukraine in the past day, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 60,995 as of the morning of July 22.