Resident of Irpin sold uncertified tests for coronavirus

Source : 112 Ukraine

Price of one such test was $30; law enforcers opened a criminal case
14:02, 21 March 2020

Kyiv police

Employees of the cyber police department, together with the local police officers of the Kyiv-Svyatoshinsky police department in Kyiv region exposed 38-year-old resident of Irpin town. The person was engaged in the sale of tests for coronavirus. The press service of the National Police reports this.

Related: Over 600 passengers from Poland delivered to Lviv on special trains, seven taken to hospitals

It was established that the defendant used a Facebook Messenger and placed an advertisement for the sale of a coronavirus test in one of the communities. The price of one such test was $30.

According to information from the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, this test did not receive a declaration of conformity in Ukraine. In addition, the State Service noted that in the corresponding Register of Persons, there is no information regarding the person responsible for the introduction of medical devices for the diagnosis of COVID-19.

The administrative protocol was compiled under Art. 164 (Violation of the procedure for carrying out economic activities) of the Code of Ukraine on administrative offenses. About 300 units of tests were seized. The man is required to pay a fine of $650.

Related: As of 10 a.m., Ukraine reports no new cases of coronavirus

As we reported before, Kyiv completely stops the passenger traffic, starting from March 22. Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov wrote about this in a comment on his publication on Facebook.

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