Head of school in Kyiv might face imprisonment for violating quarantine rules

Source : 112 Ukraine

Director, despite positive test for coronavirus, continued to go to work
22:25, 15 June 2020

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In Kyiv, the head of school, who, despite a positive test for coronavirus, continued to go to work, faces up to six years in prison. Head of the main department of the State Food and Beverage Service in Ukraine Oleh Ruban stated this, as 112 Ukraine reported.

"This case can be interpreted as a violation of quarantine measures and a violation of the law on protecting the population from an infectious disease. This is imprisonment from three to six years if passed by the court, as well as penalties," Ruban says.

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It is noted that now 16 people in contact with this woman are in question. The head of the State Food and Beverage Service also said that there were no children among the contact persons.

Today, during an online press conference, the mayor of the capital, Vitaly Klitschko, said that despite the positive test for coronavirus, the school principal continued to communicate with people and even managed to go to work by visiting the inclusive resource center in the Shevchenkivsky district.

As we reported before, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine is preparing the next changes for the regions that are aimed at strengthening lockdown restrictions.

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