Ukrzaliznytsia, Ukraine's state railroad enterprise has developed an operative plan of preventive steps so as to avoid the spreading of Chinese coronavirus, or CoVID-2019 in this country. The press office of the authority reported that.
"(...) Specifically, we conducted staff training, prepared means of individual protection and special halls in the railroad stations - in case of detection of the sick who show the symptoms of respiratory diseases, in order to check suspicions for coronavirus", reads the message.
The plan is being developed in accordance with the government decree "About the measures to prevent infiltration and spreading of ARVI caused by 2019-nCoV coronavirus in Ukraine", requirements of recommendations, approved by the decree of Ukraine's Healthcare Ministry and other recommendations of the authority.
Ukrzaliznytsia purchased 10,000 respirators, 25,000 examination gloves and over a thousand pieces of protective eyewear - as well as the antiseptic serum for hands, sanitizers and lab coats.
19 railroad stations are equipped with special first aid posts where the doctors keep the necessary facility and anti-epidemic means. This will let them place the patients with suspected coronavirus under temporary isolation.