Cabinet of Ministers tightens rules for entering Ukraine due to Delta strain

Source : 112 Ukraine

Particularly, Ukraine introduces a mandatory 14-day isolation for all travelers from India and Russia
15:15, 28 July 2021

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Due to the Delta strain spread, Ukraine is tightening its entry rules. The new requirements will apply to both foreigners and citizens of Ukraine. This was stated by Ukraine's Minister of Healthcare Viktor Lyashko during the Cabinet's meeting.

"For citizens of Ukraine who had gone abroad before the decree came into force, passing would be unobstructed. Citizens who went abroad after the decree would cross the border with at least one coronavirus vaccination. For foreigners and citizens without vaccination there would be self-isolation with Vdoma app," Lyashko said.

Related: U.S. not to lift entry restrictions for foreigners due to Delta strain

In addition, Ukraine has introduced mandatory self-isolation for travelers from Russia and India. The restrictions will apply to those who have spent last seven days in these countries.

"Vaccinated foreigners and citizens from Russia and India are of special control. If they spent seven days in these countries, then they obliged to self-isolation," the minister highlighted.

In addition, the Cabinet of Ministers decided to return PCR tests for all unvaccinated people entering the country.

Lyashko added that the restrictions will take effect seven days after the decree publication.

As it was reported earlier, the Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal announced that the country would receive more than 47 million doses of coronavirus vaccines by the end of 2021.

Related: Council of Europe recommends EU to lift entry restrictions for Ukrainians

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