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Ukraine shuts down transport, public spaces

KIEV: Ukraine late on Monday announced shutdowns of public transport, bars, restaurants and shopping malls to stem the spread of the coronavirus after President Volodymyr Zelensky promised to act “harshly, urgently, perhaps unpopularly”.The government supported Zelensky’s proposals and introduced restrictions on domestic movement, including full closure of the country’s three metro systems — in Kiev, Kharkiv and Dnipro — until April 3.The government also banned mass events with more than ten people participating.Ukraine has officially confirmed seven cases of Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus, and one death. Two new cases were confirmed in Kiev late Monday.Ukraine has already …read more

Source:: theSun



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