70 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Kyiv, - mayor

Source : 112 Ukraine

One fatal case has been reported
13:56, 23 April 2020

In Kyiv, 70 new cases of coronavirus infection have been reported. Overall, 1,059 people have become ill with COVID-19. Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko spoke about this during an online briefing.

"The number of Kyivites who were laboratory diagnosed with COVID-19 has increased by 70 people in the past 24 hours. Five of them are medical workers. Unfortunately, one case is fatal," the mayor said.

As of now, 7170 coronavirus cases are observed in Ukraine.

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As we reported earlier, according to Ukraine's Prime Minister Denys Shmygal, two peaks of the coronavirus infection are expected in Ukraine.

The first peak is expected at the end of April, another one - in the period of time between May 3 and May 8.

“We do not know how severe they will be. But it is the predictions made by the National Academy of Sciences by calculation method with other unchanged conditions. In other words, under conditions that we see now,” Shmygal said.

In case there is no dramatic increase in incidence, some measures will be mitigated.

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