Airplane with Ukrainians evacuated from Wuhan landed at Boryspil airport for refueling, - MIA

Source : 112 Ukraine

The flight is scheduled to land in Kharkiv
10:38, 20 February 2020

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A plane with Ukrainians evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan landed at Boryspil airport for refueling, the press service of Ukraine's Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.

“A plane with Ukrainians, evacuated from China landed at Boryspil airport for refueling. After the refuel the plane will take off to Kharkiv International Airport. According to the reports of the crew and medical support staff, everyone on board the plane is healthy and is able to continue their flight,” message.

It is noted that there are 45 citizens of Ukraine,27 foreigners, and an aircrew and the doctors onboard a SkyUp aircraft.

"Repeated strict sanitary and epidemiological checks of their health conducted by the Chinese authorities during boarding in China, during an intermediate landing in Almaty in Kazakhstan, as well as monitoring of their condition on board the aircraft during the flight by professional doctors of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine confirmed that all evacuees have no symptoms of illness and are healthy. Upon the arrival, all the persons on board will undergo proper border control in compliance with all norms and rules of the sanitary-epidemiological security in accordance with the International Health Regulations of the World Health Organization in a special separate zone of the airport," the Ministry of Internal Affairs added.

It is also reported that Ukraine's State Emergency Service and doctors shall meet the passengers of the flight on busses.they will not go through the terminal, they will immediately get on the buses.

Earlier it was reported that the plane that took Ukrainian and foreign citizens from Wuhan, was initially heading to Kyiv, then changed the course and headed to Kharkiv. The airliner circled over the city for about an hour, but did not board at Kharkiv airport. Presumably due to heavy fog.

It was noted that people will be placed in the sanatorium of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in Poltava region. In this regard people also began protesting against hospitalizing Ukrainians from Wuhan.

Earlier, in Vinnyki, Lviv region, people blocked the entrance to the hospital and put tires on the road so that Ukrainians who were evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan were not brought there for hospitalization.

As we reported before, four locations were prepared for the Ukrainians evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic Wuhan.

Another local council in Kyiv region refused hospitalizing Ukrainians, evacuated from China stating that the hospital does not have conditions and special departments to protect medical personnel from the threat of coronavirus infection.

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