Over 9,000 Ukrainians returned to motherland on April 5; the State Border Guard reported that on Monday.
"There were no pedestrians or lines of travelers who use their own transport. Over the last 24 hours, almost 5,100 people without their own transports arrived in Ukraine. Transports provided by the local authorities and the State Emergency Service were used to transport them", the governmental agency reported.
4,600 people left Ukraine on that day; 1,400 of them are foreigners.
The border guards performed temperature screening, and there were no signs of the disease among the citizens.
Due to the current restrictions imposed by the Ukrainian government, all those who return from abroad have to be isolated; the self-isolation lasts for 14 days. Those who returned from countries with the local spread of coronavirus should undergo compulsory observation.
On March 13, the government closed the border for foreigners. Starting from midnight on March 17, Ukraine closed all types of movement through the state border within the measures on the fight against coronavirus pandemic. The ban was introduced for international railway, air and bus traffic. However, the evacuation of the Ukrainians continued. On March 25, the Cabinet of Ministers extended quarantine for 30 days, up to April 24. Besides, the state border was completely closed on March 28.