The enhanced quarantine extended in Kyiv region until April 23 due to the sharp increase of the number of infected and hospitalizations. This was reported by the press service of the Kyiv State Administration.
This decision was made today, on April 9, by the regional Commission on Technogenic and Environmental Safety and Emergency Situations.
The decision of the commission provides for the extension of additional anti-epidemic measures adopted on April 2 until April 23.
Meanwhile, stricter lockdown is introduced in Kyiv region. From Monday, April 5, kindergartens and schools are closed. All public transport operates on special passenger passes. It means that exclusively for the transportation of workers of critical infrastructure enterprises. Catering establishments are able to work only for take-out or delivery.
As it was reported earlier, Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko called on the Cabinet of Ministers to introduce an all-Ukrainian lockdown.
"How many more people must get sick, how many more people must die for the government to understand that immediate measures are needed at the state level. Otherwise, the country will face disaster in the absence of mass vaccination. Therefore, I urge the government to consider introducing a nationwide lockdown immediately. Movement between the country's regions should be restricted with strict compliance monitoring," Klitschko said.