Ukraine did not make it to the list of third countries whose residents are allowed to cross the borders of EU member countries. Council of the EU refreshed the list of these countries, which may be viewed on the press office's website.
"Based on the criteria and conditions set out in the recommendation, as from 31 July member states should gradually lift the travel restrictions at the external borders for residents of the following third countries:
- New Zealand
- South Korea
- China, subject to confirmation of reciprocity", reads the message.
Algeria was excluded from the list.
As of July 31, 69,884 cases of Covid-19 were observed in Ukraine. Over the last 24 hours, medics confirmed 1,090 new cases, the National Security and Defense Council reported.
1,693 people passed away due to the disease; 20 of them died over the last 24 hours. 38,752 patients recovered (+598 per 24 hours), as repeated lab tests did not reveal any signs of the sickness in their bodies.
Over the last 24 hours, most of the cases were confirmed in Kyiv (110), Lviv region (147) and Ivano-Frankivsk region (111).