Kyiv imposes strict lockdown on April 5

Author : News Agency

Source : 112 Ukraine

Kyiv closes for a strict lockdown from Monday, April 5, until at least April 16. It was expected that strict restrictions were to be lifted on April 9, but there is no tendency to improve the epidemiological situation now, said Kyiv mayor Vitaliy Klitschko
10:00, 1 April 2021

Kostyantyn Chernichkin

List of restrictions

Transport is now overcrowded, and people do not hear calls to beware, the mayor of the capital said.

All public transport – both ground and metro – will operate on special passenger passes. That is, exclusively for the transportation of workers of critical infrastructure enterprises.

From April 5, the capital closes all schools and kindergartens.

Related: Kyiv imposes tougher lockdown restrictions from March 5

Heads of institutions, enterprises, establishments must send employees to work remotely. Or, whoever possible, give leave.

In addition, food fairs will be closed on April 1.

Catering establishments will be able to operate only takeaway or delivery.

Earlier, the State Food and Consumer Service of Kyiv emphasized that they do not plan to allow the operation of summer cafes and restaurants in the capital.

At the moment, the official decision of the TEB and Emergencies Commission has not been made public on the Kyiv city administration website. These restrictive measures were announced by the mayor Vitaliy Klitschko on the air of one of the TV channels.

Lockdown began operating in Kyiv on March 20, it was planned that it was supposed to last until April 9.

The work of cultural institutions, the work of the shopping and entertainment center, the conduct of religious services, public events, the presence of spectators at sports competitions were banned.

Related: Parliament votes to render one-time aid for businessmen who suffer losses during lockdown

Restricted the work of cafes and restaurants exclusively to take away or delivery, gas stations work without a cafe. Hairdressers, beauty salons work by appointment, as well as fitness and gyms, but without group classes. While kindergartens are open. All public sector enterprises are switching to telecommuting. Public transport is still working with 50% occupancy of seats.

Also, Kyiv is in the "red" zone of epidemic danger.

Occupancy of Kyiv hospitals

The number of people infected and hospitalized in the capital is not decreasing. During 1,100 people fell ill, 35 patients died in Kyiv.

Over the past day, 156 patients with coronavirus were hospitalized in the capital's hospitals, as well as 636 patients with suspected Covid-19 and pneumonia. In total, 792 people were admitted to hospitals per day.

Related: Lockdown in Kyiv may get tougher due to public transport overcrowding, - mayor

26 people recovered in a day in Kyiv. The occupancy of beds in communal medical institutions today is almost 80%, said Mayor Vitali Klitschko.

"The number of hospitalized patients and those in serious condition is not decreasing. In total, 4464 patients with coronavirus are being treated in hospitals of the capital. Of these, 34 children, 2946 patients are in serious condition. 3526 people receive oxygen support. 57 patients are under ventilators," said Klitschko.

In total, there are 6169 beds in the capital for the treatment of patients with Covid-19.

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