Provocations with urges to violate quarantine might take place before Easter, - President’s Office

Source : 112 Ukraine

The president is concerned about mass incidence during the religious services
19:00, 15 April 2020

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The provocations with urges to violate quarantine may occur before Easter as the Office of the President of Ukraine reported.

“It is noted that before the Easter holidays the provocations may occur with the urges to violate quarantine and protection events,” the message said.

President Zelensky noted that the crowds during religious services are most unsafe as for today. It may become the direct reason of coronavirus infection and facilitate the spread of Covid-19.

Related: Coronavirus in Ukraine dashboard: online

As we reported, 85% of pollees are not going to church on Easter, only 4% are going to attend divine services, and 7% - will just consecrate the Easter basket.

Meanwhile, President Zelensky stated that we could talk about improving the situation with coronavirus in the country after Orthodox Easter.

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 the 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.


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