As of the morning of March 7, in the laboratory of the Center for Public Health, 16 samples of materials were examined, all studies yielded a negative result. The press service of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine reports this information.
The Ministry noted that research on four more samples is ongoing. There's a total of 20 samples; six were taken from individuals with suspected coronavirus, and another 14 from contact persons.
As we reported before, In April, up to half the flights of the German airline Lufthansa and its subsidiaries Swiss, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings will be canceled. This decision is associated with a reduction in demand for airline tickets due to the coronavirus epidemic.
Also, In connection with the spread of cases of acute respiratory infections in the temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions, the causative agent of which is probably the coronavirus, by order of the Commander of the Joint Forces at the checkpoints of entry and exit from the temporarily occupied territories from 7:00 on March 7, 2020, time limits were set regarding the checkpoints crossing procedures.