Ukraine reports record daily rise in coronavirus cases

Employees of tourism companies, restaurant and nightclub workers take part in a protest against the government's restrictions amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, near the cabinet of ministers headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine

Ukraine registered a record 2,495 cases of the new coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the national security council said on Wednesday, up from a previous record of 2,481 cases.

Ukraine has 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 cases.

It has so far reported a total of 125,798 infections.

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