Seven Ukrainians infected with Covid-19 outside Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Meanwhile, hundreds of Ukrainians are quarantined in many countries of the world
20:59, 16 March 2020

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Seven Ukrainians are infected with coronavirus outside Ukraine as 112 Ukraine reported citing Foreign Minister of Ukraine Dmytro Kuleba.

“Only seven citizens are infected. The members of crew return from Grand Princess, if I'm not mistaken, there are 35 of them. Hundreds of the Ukrainian citizens are quarantined; in Egypt – in hotels, in Brazil – there is a group consisting of 14 people and in other countries,” the minister added.

Related: Coordination Council on countering Covid-2019 spread established in Ukraine

Earlier, Dmytro Kuleba stated that 1,791 people appealed to the consulates and embassies of Ukraine in Europe and asked to return them home.

As we reported, Ukraine will appeal to Poland with a request to open pedestrian checkpoint Shehyni-Medyka, where earlier Ukrainian citizens stuck with no possibility to enter Ukraine.

The restrictive measures will be enhanced in Kyiv from March 17 due to coronavirus. The work of food outlets, sports complex and entertainment establishments will be restricted.

Related: Ukraine is closing: Urgent statement of Zelensky regarding Covid-19

As of March 15, five cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in Ukraine. Two new cases were found in the Chernivtsi region. 


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