October 25. On the 24th local time, the mayor of Kiev and former heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klichko announced that he had tested positive for the new crown virus. And just a day later, on the 25th, Kiev will hold mayoral elections.
According to the “Kiev Post” report on the 24th, Klichko said via social media: “Friends! The new crown virus came in at the most inconvenient time. Unfortunately, my test result was positive. I feel good. , But I must self-isolate. I will work from home.”
It is reported that Klicko often inspects hospitals where patients with the new crown are treated, so they will also be tested regularly. He was a famous Ukrainian athlete before joining politics and a former heavyweight champion of the World Boxing Council (WBC).
Ukrainian media said that on October 25, Ukrainians from all over the country will go to polling stations to participate in local elections, and the citizens of Kiev will have the opportunity to elect the next mayor.
According to a poll conducted by a polling agency in September, 45.5% of voters support Klitschko. If Klitschko can get more than 50% of the vote, he will declare victory. Otherwise, the second round of elections will be held on November 15.