Ukraine bans foreigners, extends lockdown measures to fight COVID-19: government meeting


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  • Wednesday, 26 Aug 2020

KYIV (Reuters) - Ukraine on Wednesday imposed a temporary ban on most foreigners from entering the country until Sept. 28 and extended lockdown measures until the end of October to contain a recent spike in coronavirus cases.

Speaking at a televised cabinet meeting, Prime Minister Denys Shmygal also said the government would need to take a decision on Thursday on whether to ban major public events in September.

(Reporting by Natalia Zinets; writing by Matthias Williams; Editing by Jon Boyle)

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