The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine temporarily closes borders for foreigners and individuals without citizenship. Arsen Avakov, the Interior Minister of Ukraine said so during the government session in Kyiv on Wednesday.
The country's borders will be closed since midnight of August 29 till midnight of September 28.
As of early August 26, the number of those infected with Covid-19 in Ukraine reached 110,085; that is, another 1,670 cases have been confirmed over 24 hours. The National Security and Defense Council reported that on Wednesday morning.
2,354 citizens passed away due to complications caused by the disease (+36 over a day); 53,454 recovered from it since the beginning of the epidemic in Ukraine (+584 over a day).
Previously, the Voice of America wrote that the World Bank claims that the pandemic of coronavirus may threaten 100 million people worldwide.
"Up to 100 million people are likely to return to extreme poverty", the message says.