COVID-19: Over 4,300 new active cases reported on Oct 6.


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Ukraine said 4,348 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of October 6, 2020.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 234,584, as seen on the interactive map compiled by the National Security and Defense Council.

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The death toll has reached 4,520 with 90 fatalities recorded in the past day.

The government reported 126,663 active cases as of October 6. In total, there have been 301,761 reports on suspected COVID-19 since year-start.

The highest number of new confirmed cases in the past 24 hours was registered in Kharkiv region(487 cases)and the city of Kyiv(355).

The overall incidence per region is as follows:

  • 25,091(+355)in the city of Kyiv;
  • 21,494(+200)cases in Lviv region;
  • 21,451(+487)in Kharkiv region;
  • 15,444(+158)in Chernivtsi region;
  • 15,021(+292)in Odesa region;
  • 14,610(+189)in Ternopil region;
  • 14,451(+106)in Ivano-Frankivsk region;
  • 13,374(+126)in Rivne region;
  • 10,317(+98)in Zakarpattia region;
  • 10,099(+181)in Kyiv region;
  • 8,880(+146)in Volyn region;
  • 7,372(+235)in Dnipropetrovsk region;
  • 7,263(+295)in Khmelnytsky region;
  • 7,070(+136)in Zhytomyr region;
  • 6,930(+108)in Vinnytsia region;
  • 5,676(+223)in Sumy region;
  • 4,812(+135)in Chernihiv region;
  • 4,746(+116)in Zaporizhia region;
  • 4,687(+137)in Cherkasy region;
  • 4,561(+148)in Donetsk region(Ukrainian-controlled districts);
  • 3,894(+75)in Mykolaiv region;
  • 3,270(+305)in Poltava region;
  • 1,544(+48)in Kherson region;
  • 1,333(+39)in Luhansk region(Ukrainian-controlled districts);and
  • 1,194(+10)in Kirovohrad region;

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 October 6, 2020, the Center had received 4,665 reports of suspected cases. In total, there have been 301,761 reports on suspected COVID-19 since the beginning of 2020.

Quarantine in Ukraine: Background

  • 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.
  • On October 1, Ukraine redrew the map of COVID-19 quarantine zones and new epidemic zoning took effect on Monday, October 5.

Author: UNIAN

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