"We are forced to restrict traveling by public transport to certain hours: from 6:30 to 9:00 and from 16:30 to 19:00 from Saturday, April 3. Shuttles and public transport will not run at other times," Oleksandr Senkevich said.
He added that everyone who takes a bus must have an identity card because passes are valid only with documents.
Besides, students will be back from the holidays but will study remotely from Monday, April 5. This also applies to 1-4 grade students.
Kindergartens will work for children whose parents work in critical infrastructure who must work and cannot stay at home.
Non-food stores, including Epicenter, will operate on pre-order and takeaway.
"Today, we are in the "red" zone, we will also be there next week," Senkevich stated.
Earlier, Kyiv city and a number of regions (Kyiv, Mykolaiv, Zhytomyr, Zakarpattya, Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi, Odesa, Sumy and Lviv regions) entered the red-level quarantine zone. Ternopil, Rivne region are also on verge of entering "red" quarantine zone.
The Cabinet of Ministers has tightened the rules for the citizens in public areas in the regions of the "red" lockdown zone. Now they are required to wear masks. This is stated in the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers.