Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council will convene on a session on Friday to decide if the state's borders should be closed because of the ongoing spread of the Chinese coronavirus. Ukrainska Pravda outlet reported that with a reference to the close circle of President Volodymyr Zelensky.
"They plan to consider closing borders on the session (...)", the source said.
Other extra measures will be dicussed.
As we reported earlier, the local authorities of Radomyshl, Zhytomyr region (northern Ukraine) announced the emergency mode in this town. The decision takes effect on Friday, March 13. The reason is that a local woman turned out to be infected with the Covid-19, the Chinese coronavirus. It's one of the three cases currently confirmed by the Healthcare Ministry of Ukraine.
Previously, President of Lithuania Gitanas Nauseda decided to delay his visit to Ukraine because of the spreading Chinese coronavirus. Press secretary of the official Antanas Bubnialis told this to the press as quoted by Delfi. "The visit was scheduled for March 18-20", he said.