Kyiv will stop the passenger traffic on March 22. Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov wrote this in a comment on his publication on Facebook.
"Kyiv stops passenger traffic, except for emergency workers in pharmacies and sales. From Sunday," the post reads.
As we reported before, Arsen Avakov announced the tightening of restrictive measures due to Covid-19 in the coming days.
"The country has already introduced restrictive measures. They will be much tougher in the coming days, and this is dictated by the need! This must be done," Avakov said.
The minister noted that "you need to gain time so that as many Ukrainians as possible are not exposed to the disease".
As of 10:00 on March 21, 41 laboratory-confirmed cases of Covid-19 were reported in Ukraine. There of these proved fatal; one patient recovered and was discharged from the hospital.
Earlier, we reported that from Monday, March 23, the regions of Ukraine will receive tests for coronavirus and personal protective equipment. These are supposed to arrive from China in the near future. Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal stated this on the program “Freedom of Speech of Savik Shuster” on Friday evening.