Ukraine announces three-week quarantine due to coronavirus

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine announces three-week quarantine due to coronavirus till April 3, 2020. The information was confirmed by the press services of the government and the Verkhovna Rada of the country.

The government proposed introduction of restrictions on mass events in which 200 or more people are planned to participate, with the exception of "the events of state importance". Holding of sporting events is possible with the permission of international organizations, but without visitors. It is also planned to introduce quarantine in educational institutions for a period of three weeks.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine decided to allocate 100 million hryvnia (about $ 4 million) to purchase individual protection means for the needs of ministries and departments and to replenish the state reserve.

The export of anti-epidemiological products is prohibited until June 1, 2020. In addition, it was decided to purchase infrared equipment for remote screening of arrivals at Kyiv Borispol Airport.

According to the Verkhovna Rada, quarantine provides for the closure of flights with some countries, the closure of educational institutions, the ban on mass gatherings of more than 200 people, the closure of most of the checkpoints - 49 will remain from 219.