Ukraine reports record daily jump in coronavirus cases

Passengers wearing protective face masks are seen in a tram in Lviv

KYIV (Reuters) – Ukraine registered a record 2,723 cases of the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the national security council said on Friday, up from a previous record of 2,495 cases.

Ukraine has imposed a temporary ban on most foreigners entering the country until Sept. 28, and extended lockdown measures until end- October to contain a recent spike in cases.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Tom Hogue)

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