Everything is possible: Ministry of Health assesses likelihood of lockdown in Ukraine due to Omicron

Source : 112 Ukraine

Chief Sanitary Doctor Igor Kuzin believes that Omicron can lead to unpredictable consequences
17:24, 2 January 2022

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Chief Sanitary Doctor Igor Kuzin admitted the possibility of introducing a lockdown in Ukraine due to the new Omicron coronavirus strain. He told about this in an interview with Suspilne.

"Now we are not talking about a lockdown, but potentially, depending on the development of the situation, anything is possible," he said.

Related: Health Ministry tells when Omicron wave may cover Ukraine

Kuzin noted that it is impossible to predict finally how many patients will appear, what the load will be. At the same time, he stressed that Omicron could lead to unpredictable consequences.

Earlier, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal said that the Cabinet of Ministers no longer plans to introduce total lockdowns in Ukraine.

At the same time, a wave of Omicron strain is predicted in Ukraine.

Related: Ukraine to consider possibility of introducing booster Covid vaccination for everyone

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