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Quarantine in Ukraine may be extended until August, - PM

Source : 112 Ukraine

The government does not plan to introduce a nationwide lockdown
20:36, 10 May 2021

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal
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Adaptive quarantine in Ukraine may be extended until August. This was announced by Prime Minister Denнs Shmygal in an interview with RBC-Ukraine.

"We will obviously continue it (adaptive quarantine - ed.) until August. If we manage to vaccinate most people by Independence Day, of course, we will look for options to mitigate it," Shmygal said.

The head of government stressed that the authorities do not plan to introduce a nationwide lockdown. If the epidemiological situation worsens, restrictions in certain regions may increase, as during the previous outbreak.

"Whether or not there will be new lockdowns depends on discipline, vaccination and how this pandemic develops in the world in general, whether or not new strains appear. These are the main indicators, I think, other indicators that will not affect the adaptive quarantine", added Shmygal.

So far, the quarantine has been extended until June 30.

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During the past 24 hours, 101 new Covid-19 cases were observed in Kyiv, as Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko reported on Telegram.

8 patients died. Totally, Covid-19 took the lives of 4,826 Kyiv citizens since the pandemic began.

Most cases of the disease were found in Solomyansky (41), Sviatoshynsky (14) and Darnytsky (12) districts.

Some 14 patients were hospitalized. Some 46 people recovered over the past day. In total 128,157 residents of Kyiv overcame Covid-19.

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