The Health Ministry of Ukraine has renewed the list of the ‘red’, ‘orange’ and ‘yellow’ zones of the epidemic security on the incidence rate with Covid-19, hospitalization level and occupancy of hospitals. The capital city of Ukraine will become part of the orange quarantine zone from March 8, as the ministry reported.
The decision on Kyiv was made since the hospitalization rate in the capital city was 60.2 per 100,000 people as of March 6, while the norm is 60.
In addition to Kyiv, Vinnytsia, Donetsk, Zaporizhia, Kyiv, Lviv, Mykolaiv, Sumy, Ternopil, and Khmelnytsky regions have been designated as orange zones.
Over the last 24 hours, Ukrainian doctors confirmed 7,167 new cases of Covid-19, including 466 children and 172 healthcare workers.
3,956 people have been taken to hospitals during this period; 103 patients deceased, and 2,147 recovered. 46,304 tests have been taken.
Most of the confirmed cases have been observed in Kyiv city (682), Zhytomyr (749), Vinnytsia (714), Ivano-Frankivsk (676) and Zakarpattia (665) regions.
Since the beginning of the pandemic in Ukraine, 1,401,228 people have contracted the disease, 1,196,520 have overcome it, 27,002 - have succumbed to it.