Dnipro city committee for emergencies ruled to suspend the movement of passenger traffic and set the special working mode for the municipal transport since March 26. Borys Filatov, the mayor reported that on his Facebook page.
According to him, it's a painful but forced measure. "Many cities of Ukraine did that already. Know this: I'd rather take curses from people than bury hundreds of them later", he said.
The official urged local MPs to show courage and show up at the session of the city council where the voting for amendments in the inner regulations will take place. "Medics and polce workers, rescue teams and employees of energy companies. You (MPs, - 112 International) are out of the risk zone", he said.
The state of emergency was introduced in Dnipropetrovsk region on March 20.
As the Chinese coronavirus spreads across the planet, the current number of Covid-19-infected people in Ukraine exceeded 100. As of March 24, three lethal cases were observed. One man recovered and was discnarged from the hospital.