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Zhytomyr closes schools for flu quarantine

Kindergartens are open.

Zhytomyr closes schools for flu quarantine
Photo: Facebook/Chervoni Nosy charity

As of 30 January, schools, vocational schools and out-of-school institutions in Zhytomyr will close for 10 days because of an outbreak of flu, city mayor Serhiy Sukhomlin has said.

"As of 23 January, the share of children sick with flu or cold was 12.5%, today it is 14.2%. A 2% growth. However, three schools in the city crossed the threshold of 20%," he said on Facebook.

Kindergartens will remain open, he added.

In Kyiv, 36 out of almost 500 schools have suspended classes because of flu.

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