Public transport in Kyiv will be working during the lockdown that is supposed to last from January 8 till January 24. Vitaliy Klitschko, Kyiv mayor said so during the briefing.
The official claimed that restrictions will only concern ground transport, including shuttle buses; the number of passengers cannot exceed the number of seats in buses.
Vitaliy Klitschko also asked the citizens to use transport only when necessary.
The government previously decided that the underground in Kyiv will be working as usual.
Earlier, the Cabinet supported the decree to impose tought quarantine measures that aim to spread Covid-19 in Ukraine from January 8 to January 24, 2021.
The human medicines committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will consider granting a permit for the use of the Covid-19 vaccine developed by BioNTech and Pfizer in the EU on December 21. This was reported by the press service of the agency.
"An exceptional meeting of the CHMP has now been scheduled for December 21 to conclude if possible," the statement said.
At the same time, it was noted that the meeting planned for December 29 would be maintained if needed.