After Ukraine's borders were completely closed, about 9 000 citizens who did not have time to return to their homeland remained abroad. This was announced by Minister of Infrastructure Vladyslav Krykliy in his Telegram channel.
“About 9 000 people who declared their desire to return home remain abroad,” Krykliy said.
The Foreign Ministry asks Ukrainian citizens, if possible, to extend their stay in the country in which they are now. The launch of the Protection program is planned.
Those flights that started on March 27 and end after 00:00 hours on March 28 will be accepted. The Ministry of Health will provide the necessary examinations for arriving citizens. They will sign a consent to voluntary isolation, the observance of which will be monitored by the police.
On behalf of the president, the authorities are preparing decision on the observation for people who want to return to Ukraine.
From the beginning of lockdown the Ministry of Infrastructure, along with the Foreign Ministry, returned 100,000 citizens home.