Highest COVID-19 incidence rate recorded in Chernivtsi, Zhytomyr, Sumy regions

Highest COVID-19 incidence rate recorded in Chernivtsi, Zhytomyr, Sumy regions

As of November 16, the highest incidence of COVID-19 in Ukraine was recorded in Chernivtsi, Zhytomyr and Sumy regions, according to data provided by the Health Ministry.

In particular, the incidence rate of COVID-19 during the past 14 days in Chernivtsi region reached 650.3 per 100,000 population, Zhytomyr region – 621.8, Sumy region - 588.2. The high incidence rate of COVID-19 was also recorded in Khmelnytskyi region (536.8), Ivano-Frankivsk region (532.5), and Zaporizhzhia region (531).

The lowest incidence rate of COVID-19 in the last 14 days has been reported in Kirovohrad region (113.5), Dnipropetrovsk region (210.4), and Luhansk region (209.6).

The incidence rate of COVID-19 in the city of Kyiv is 430.1 per 100,000 population. An average incidence rate across Ukraine is 376.8 per 100,000 population.

The bed occupancy rate at COVID-19 designated hospitals in the past five days amounted to 53.4% as of November 15. In Kyiv city, this figure amounted to 52.9% as of November 15.

As Ukrinform reported, the Cabinet of Ministers decided to abandon a so-called adaptive quarantine and impose orange-level restrictions throughout the country. The government also decided to impose a three-week weekend lockdown, starting from November 14-15.

As of November 16, Ukraine reported 545,689 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 9,832 new cases recorded in the past 24 hours.


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