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Ukraine tightens COVID-19 lockdown restrictions from Sept 23 -PM

by Reuters
Tuesday, 21 September 2021 10:22 GMT

KYIV, Sept 21 (Reuters) - A Ukrainian government commission decided on Tuesday to tighten coronavirus lockdown restrictions from Sept. 23 as the number of new infections has increased sharply, Prime Minister Denys Shmygal said.

Ukraine lifted lockdown restrictions as cases dropped over the summer but has now imposed a nationwide "yellow" code which restricts mass events and limits the occupancy rates of gyms, cinemas and other culture venues. (Reporting by Natalia Zinets and Pavel Polityuk, Editing by Catherine Evans)

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