Ukrainian govt suggests introducing three-week lockdown from January 8, - media

Source : 112 Ukraine

The final date will be agreed in the afternoon of December 9
11:26, 9 December 2020

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine
Open source

The Cabinet of Ministers has suggested introducing a lockdown in Ukraine from January 8 to January 25. This was reported by Livyi Bereh with reference to the relevant draft resolution.

"There is a discussion. The decision will be made in the afternoon," one of the authorities told

Another source familiar with the situation confirmed this information. "Everything is correct, the discussion is open. Today we will finally decide on it," said the interlocutor.

Related: Lockdown restrictions in Ukraine give positive results, - Health Ministry

According to the proposals, the quarantine, which is introduced until the end of the year, will be extended to February 28, 2021.

As we reported earlier, according to Chief Sanitary Doctor of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko, the introduction of a three-week lockdown will reduce the daily Covid-19 incidence to 6,000-8,000 people.

"Calculations show that if a three-week lockdown is introduced in January, a further increase in the incidence rate will not peak, and we will be able to go through February-March normally, and in the future do without another lockdown," the official said.

Related: Zelensky signs laws to support businesses during lockdown


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