The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has supported the initiative of Minister of Health Illya Yemets to strengthen the quarantine measures across the country. The corresponding decision was made at the government’s extraordinary meeting, the press service of the Healthcare Ministry reports.
"We must protect Ukrainians. I save lives all my life and now I will do my best so that as few of our fellow citizens as possible are affected by the coronavirus. We must act quickly and decisively," Yemets said.
The adopted resolution stipulates that persons who have had contact with an infected coronavirus or are infected with Covid-19 and do not require hospitalization are obliged to adhere to the self-isolation regime to prevent the spread of the disease.
As we reported earlier, as of 22:00, on March 29, the number of coronavirus infected people in Ukraine reached 475 people.
Overall, 710 918 cases of coronavirus were recorded in the world. Of these, more than 33 551 people died, and 148 900 people recovered.