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Some 45% of Ukrainians consider optimal the package of quarantine restrictions introduced by the authorities to combat coronavirus.

A total of 18% of respondents believe they are too strict, while 23% think the opposite, claiming they are too soft, according to a survey conducted by the Rating Sociological Group.

The number of respondents who believe restrictions are too soft has grown since April, as well as the number of those who think the government has been too strict to the population.

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Coronavirus in Ukraine: latest

Ukraine said 2,958 new active COVID-19 cases had been confirmed across the country in the past 24 hours as of September 16, 2020.

The total number of confirmed cases grew to 162,660.