The European Union will allocate another four million euro to Ukraine for support of the volunteers who help to fight against the spread of coronavirus infection, as the EU Delegation to Ukraine reported.
“We support volunteers! Everyone’s efforts are needed to beat COVID-19. Thousands of volunteers taking action to help the most vulnerable people in Ukraine. They deliver food to the elderly, support teachers to go online and are battling disinformation. EU provides €4 million to support these civic initiatives,” EU Ambassador Matti Maasika stated.
Earlier, the European Union decided to provide the assistance package to Ukraine in the sum of €80 million to facilitate the influence of crisis with coronavirus on the healthcare system, lives of people and economy.
In the east of Ukraine, the aid provides the procurement of protective suits for doctors and disinfectants as well as support to volunteers who deliver food and medicines to the older persons.
As of April 13, 3,102 cases of Covid-19 spotted in Ukraine. 93 people died, while 97 recovered. 325 cases were confirmed during the past 24 hours.
As we reported, 24 Ukrainian citizens recovered from Covid-19 while staying abroad. 171 Ukrainians are getting treated abroad. Most of them are now in Italy (121) and Poland (22). The others are staying in Spain, Germany, Austria, Portugal and the U.S.