The Ukrainian government announced on Wednesday additional measures to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus in the country.

The government said on its website that a decision was made in a meeting in Kiev to close educational institutions for three weeks, ban gatherings of over 200 people and cancel flights to a number of countries without specifying them.

In addition, the government allocated 100 million Ukrainian hryvnia ($3.89 million) for purchasing required protective gear and special equipment for Boryspil International Airport, while the export of goods needed to fight spread of coronavirus and treatment of the infected will

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