Ukraine lists regions according to COVID-19 red, orange, yellow, and green zones / REUTERS

Ukraine's Health Ministry has updated the list of regions in the COVID-19 quarantine zones.

Seven Ukrainian regions are now in the red zone of coronavirus epidemic risks, according to the updated list posted by the ministry on its website.

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In particular, Zhytomyr, Zaporizhia, Poltava, Sumy, Kharkiv, Khmelnytsky, and Chernihiv regions remain in the red zone.

Eight regions belong to orange zone – these are Volyn, Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk (its Ukrainian-controlled part), Kirovohrad, Luhansk (its Ukrainian-controlled part), Rivne, Ternopil, and Cherkasy regions.

The yellow zone currently includes the city of Kyiv and nine regions, namely Vinnytsia, Zakarpattia, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv, Mykolaiv, Odesa, Kherson, Chernivtsi, and Kyiv regions.

There are no regions in the green zone now.

COVID-19 statistics

  • The number of daily COVID-19 cases was on the decline before Orthodox Easter holidays in Ukraine, down to 5,094, including 219 children, in the past 24 hours as of May 2, 2021.
  • The total number of cases since the start of the coronavirus epidemic in the country has grown to 2,083,180.