Ukraine starts temperature checks at border with Hungary

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukrainian border guards are conducting temperature screening of people entering the country
13:57, 25 February 2020

border with Hungary
Open source

Head of the State Customs Service of Ukraine Serhiy Daineko organized reinforced security measures at the Tisa customs office. The press service of State Border Guard Service of Ukraine reported this.

From February 25, temperature screening of people traveling to Ukraine started at the Tisa customs office at the border with Hungary. Border guards are provided with the temperature measuring instruments and individual protection equipment.

“Border guards have such a device and they measure it. It showed a normal temperature,” said the driver to 112 Ukraine journalists.

According to the correspondent, the checkpoint is working normally. There is no queue either towards the EU or from Hungary.

The journalist reported that in Zakarpattia regional infectious hospital works for probable patients. If necessary, the isolators will be set, and there are 13 specially equipped ambulances and five emergency medical teams have been formed.

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It is emphasized that the Tisa customs office was the largest place of entry of our citizens and Italian citizens to Ukraine.

According to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, as for February 25, there are 80,150 laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 2,699 deaths. 27,695 people have recovered. In Ukraine, no laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 case has been reported.

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