Underground opens in Kyiv and Kharkiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

People mostly wear masks and keep the social distance
15:04, 25 May 2020

On May 25, the subway opened its doors in Kyiv and Kharkiv cities. People wear masks, and there aren't many passengers there in the first working day over the last two months. 112 Ukraine TV channel's correspondent said so on May 25. 

There aren't many people at Chernihivska station in Kyiv, with wagon cars riding half empty. Usually, this place is crowded, and sometimes there are queues. Underground staff workers keep an eye on passengers, seeing to it that they wear masks. There is a worker who performes temperature screening, but the procedure is performed only when a passenger shows signs of ARVI.

The car traffic next to the station is tense, traffic jams are observed from time to time.  

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According to the reporter, there are marks on the floor, reminding the passengers that the 1.5-meter distance must be observed.

In Kharkiv, the opening of underground caused a little crush in front of the entrance to one of the stations. 

Some passengers in Kharkiv metro did not wear masks.

Related: Ukrainians returned right to undergo treatment in Turkey

As we reported, the subway went back to work in the Ukrainian capital within the second stage of mitigating the lockdown restrictions.

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