Covid-2019: Passengers from countries with high risk of virus spread to get body temperature checked in Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The checks will be performed in the airports as the passengers arrive, - Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk
10:13, 24 February 2020


The Ukrainian government has introduced an extra safety measure in terms of the prevention of coronavirus spread. From now on, passengers from countries with a high risk of virus spread to get body temperature checked upon arrival in Ukraine. Oleksiy Honcharuk, the Prime Minister posted that on Facebook.

"We found a group of countries with risks of contamination, so the extra procedure of flight control from these countries: passengers' body temperature is checked in Ukrainian airports", the Premier claimed.

According to him, all regions of Ukraine are ready to react if anyone shows symptoms of coronavirus. Besides, the hospitals are ready to take the patients in, if necessary.

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Earlier, the Chinese coronavirus, or COVID-19, took the lives of 150 people on February 23 alone; the overall death toll in this country made 2,592 fatalities.

Earlier, the Center for System Research at Johns Hopkins University reported that 23,290 people in the world have been cured of coronavirus; the number of infected has grown to 78,817.

Related: More than 23 000 people recovered from coronavirus in the world

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