Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal hopes that the epidemic of the new Chinese Covid-19 coronavirus will downtrend by summer. Shmygal said this during a briefing, which was broadcasted by 112 Ukraine TV Channel.
"We see and hope that the epidemic will vain by summer, of course, we expect an invention of a cure for this disease in the future," he stated.
Ukraine’s PM also said that physically there was an epidemic of coronavirus in Ukraine since it had already registered the first case of the disease.
"Today we are not talking about how this epidemic will bypass us. We understand that this epidemic is developing in the world, the first case is registered in Ukraine, which means that the epidemic is physically present in Ukraine. The question is to go through this period as soft as possible and to protect the maximum number of citizens from this virus," Shmygal said.
As we reported earlier, the Kyiv City State Administration introduced a ban on holding mass events in the capital of Ukraine with the participation of more than 60 people until March 31 due to the spread of coronavirus.