Covid-19: Cabinet could introduce quarantine in Ukraine, - MP

Source : 112 Ukraine

The restrictions may concern education establishments and could result in the ban on any mass events on the nation-wide level
08:47, 11 March 2020


The Ukrainian government may consider the introduction of quarantine and additional restrictions in Ukraine because of the Chinese coronavirus, or Covid-19. Oleksandr Dubinsky, the MP from Servant of the People party posted that on Telegram.

Interfax-Ukraine's source in the Cabinet confirmed that on Tuesday evening.

The reports say the government is to look into an opportunity to impose the quarantine in education establishments and the ban on holding all sorts of mass events.

According to the government's source, the quarantine may be announced on the nation-wide level, and the local authorities will then follow with their decisions.

Related: WHO specialist to arrive in Ukraine amid first registered case of Covid-2019

It seems that the upcoming fixture between Ukraine and Poland's national football teams will be played with empty stands. Maciej Sawicki, the Secretary-General of the Polish Football Union posted that on Twitter.

"Poland vs Finland in Wroclaw and Poland vs Ukraine in Chorzow will be played without viewers.

The games will be broadcasted via TV", he wrote. The Polish Football Union decided not to let the fans on the stands for the reasons of public safety. 

Related: Checks on infection with Covid-19 held all over Ukraine, - Healthcare Ministry

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