Ukraine opens checkpoints in airports, allows entry for foreigners

Source : 112 Ukraine

Citizens from countries with moderate Covid-19 incidence
13:50, 12 June 2020

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

The government of Ukraine made the decision to open the border checkpoints in airports, and to allow entry for foreigners who do not own the citizenship of countries where the spread of Covid-19 is considered moderate. The respective decision was made on the extraordinary session broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.

According to Infrastructure Minister Vladyslav Krykliy, these changes will let the aviation transport enterprises get back to work, and the international air traffic will be restored, too.

As for the entry of foreigners, respective restrictions also are off for those who have not visited countries with a high Covid-19 incidence rate over the last 14 days.

As is known, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Ukraine was forced to close its borders. The shutdown period made almost two months. 

Related: Hungary postpones opening of checkpoints on border with Ukraine

On June 11, Ukrainian doctors reported almost 700 new cases of Covid-19 all over the country. The actual number of new victims made 683 people, the Centre of Public Health of Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry reports.  

As of the morning of June 12, there are 29,753 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Ukraine. Since the beginning of the pandemic in this country, 870 people have succumbed to the disease; another 13,567 recovered.

The largest number of victims is observed in Kyiv (3,766), Chernivtsi region (3,831), and Lviv region (2,525).

This is second day in a row that the anti-record in terms of Covid-19 incidence is observed in Ukraine. On June 11, the WHO confirmed 689 cases per day, which set the anti-record in this country since the pandemic reached it.

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