Ground public transport in Ukraine to work from May 22 with restrictions

Source : 112 Ukraine

It will function in terms of the observation of mask requirement, temperature screening, disinfection
18:55, 7 May 2020

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In Ukraine, aboveground public transport will start to work after May 22 with restriction: with the observation of mask requirement, temperature screening, disinfection as TSN reported citing Infrastructure Minister of Ukraine Vladyslav Krykliy.

“The whole transport will work…within the new reality. In other words, mask requirement, obligatory temperature screening in crowded places, constant disinfection,” Krykliy stated.

Related: Suburban trains to resume work within Stage 1 of abandoning lockdown, - Ukrainian Railways

The precise date of the opening of the underground in the Ukrainian cities is unknown. It is harder to control the number of passengers in the underground.

“It will be difficult in the underground to control how many people entered the metro coach. To organize the process of check and such important necessary control, it will take a particular time and organization. That is why, nobody is ready for 22 May,” the minister explained.

Related: Ukraine’s government to abolish first lockdown’s restrictions from May 11

Earlier, Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko stated that public transport will be working with certain restrictions at least until May 22.

As we reported, Ukraine’s Cabinet of Ministers intends to extend the lockdown in Ukraine until May 22. However, some easing is expected. So, that is what should be expected to start from May 11: the opening of parks, squares, recreation areas, beauty salons, summer venues of food establishments, libraries, museums.

Related: Returning to life: How different countries exit from coronavirus lockdown?

As of 9:00 a.m. on May 7, 13,691 cases of coronavirus infection were registered in Ukraine. 507 new cases have been observed over the last 24 hours. Overall, 340 deaths have been recorded in the country, and 2,396 patients have recovered.

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