The first flight went to China for evacuation of Ukrainians as 112 Ukraine reported.
The plane will take 200 citizens from Sanya resort. The flight is performed by Ukraine International Airlines Company.
The flight will last for about ten hours.
“The crew of the plane assured: they are ready to provide assistance if the state of health of the passengers get worse on the way home. One more flight will take Ukrainians away on February 3, also from Sanya ,” the message said.
On February 3, Ukraine will close direct flights with China.
As we reported, the World Health Organization (WHO) does not recommend evacuating foreign citizens due to the massive spread of the coronavirus.
As we reported earlier, Ukraine would issue a daily newsletter on the situation with the spread of coronavirus from China. This was reported by the press service of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), following the meeting of the task group on monitoring and analysis of the situation regarding the spread of the new coronavirus, which was held on Monday, January 27, by the head of the Council Oleksiy Danilov.