More than 12,000 people crossed Ukrainian border over past day

Source : 112 Ukraine

70 Ukrainians who returned from abroad tried to leave Ukraine without waiting for the mandatory self-isolation to end
20:30, 17 April 2020

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

Over the past day, more than 12,000 people crossed the Ukrainian border. Representative of the State Border Service of Ukraine Andriy Demchenko said so, as 112 Ukraine reports.

There are 19 automobile directions at the state border where you can cross it while entering and exiting by car.

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"At the beginning of the week, passenger traffic amounted to 9-10,000 people in general, both for entry and exit. Over the past day, a little more than 12,000 people crossed the border as a whole. From the beginning of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus at the state border in the overwhelming majority of them fixes the daily advantage of entry over departure of citizens," Demchenko said.

He added that border guards had already transferred to law enforcement officers more than 70 Ukrainians who returned to Ukraine, but subsequently tried to travel outside the state. However, they did not wait for the completion of the mandatory period of self-isolation (14 days). The violators, thus, face a fine in the amount of $600.

As we reported before, the European Parliament offers to create the international peacekeeping mission at the Russian-Ukrainian borderю

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