Kyiv mayor reports over 500 new COVID-19 cases in past day, setting new anti-record.


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Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko said 567 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed in the city in the past 24 hours as of October 9, 2020, the highest daily rise ever reported.

"In the past day, another 567 residents of Kyiv tested positive for the coronavirus, including 29 healthcare workers. There were 10 fatalities," Klitschko said on Telegram on October 9.

"As of today, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 26,463."

According to the city mayor, 330 women aged 18 to 95 and 202 men aged 19 to 83 are among those infected.

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Klitschko said 78 new patients had been hospitalized, while the rest were self-isolating, undergoing treatment at home under medical supervision.

He added that 295 people had recovered in the past day.

In total, 9,411 Kyiv residents have already beaten the disease.

The highest number of the new cases in Kyiv was registered in Desniansky district (115), Obolonsly district (83), and Dniprovsky district (69).

The total death toll in the city is 463 cases.

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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Kyiv mayor reports 525 new daily COVID-19 cases, seven fatalities as of Oct 27.

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the city is 34,887.

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