As of today, February 22, quarantine restrictions of the "red" zone came into force in Ivano-Frankivsk city and the region. The relevant decision was made during a meeting of the regional Commission on Technogenic and Ecological Safety and Emergencies.
It is noted that the "red" level of epidemiological danger is established due to the critical situation with the coronavirus: the number of patients with Covid-19 has sharply increased in the region.
According to the Mayor Ruslan Martsynkiv, strict quarantine restrictions will be in effect for at least a week, from February 22 to 28.
Lockdown restrictions are as follows:
- Catering establishments will work only outdoors;
- Entertainment establishments, nightclubs, cinemas, gyms will stop working;
- Cultural and religious events are prohibited;
- Pupils in 5-11 grades will also continue to study remotely.
- However, schools will be open for 1-4 grade pupils and kindergartens will work (at the request of parents, children can stay at home and study remotely). Public transport will work, industrial markets, small shops operate in compliance with quarantine requirements.
In turn, the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs announced that 16 checkpoints will operate in the region.
Earlier it was reported that the level of morbidity is extremely high in Ivano-Frankivsk region so from Monday, February 22, a "red" level of epidemiological danger will be announced here. Now, in many settlements of Prykarpattia bed occupancy is over 90%. Ukraine's PM Denys Shmygal noted that Ivano-Frankivsk region has one of the highest levels of morbidity per 100 thousand population and the second highest level in the number of occupied beds - an average of 73%.