Kiev, October 18 (TASR) – The number of confirmed cases of infection with a new type of coronavirus in Ukraine has increased by 5,231 in the last 24 hours. This is a slight decrease compared to a record increase of 6,410 cases from Saturday. There were also 90 more deaths from infected people, according to data from the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus spread monitoring system.The number of cured patients increased by 1264 to 125,377. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Ukraine has recorded a total of 298,872 cases and 5,607 related deaths.
The highest number of newly confirmed infections were recorded in the Kharkiv region (589), in the capital Kiev (453) and in the Khmelnytsky region (338).
A new zoning of quarantine restrictions also came into force in Ukraine on Monday, which will apply at least until the end of October.
At the same time, the Ministry of Health issued a set of recommendations for municipal elections on Thursday, which will take place in Ukraine on October 25.