Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmygal stated that the government has already provided the plan of emerging from quarantine and it prepares the next mitigations of the restrictions. Thus, Shmygal commented on today’s protest of businessmen who demand to terminate quarantine on May 1 as 112 Ukraine TV channel reported.
“I ask the political forces, different groups of influence not to manipulate these things, do not urge Ukrainians to some protests, gatherings. We will get another stage of the growth of the incidence. The lockdown will be mitigated definitely but only if the number of infected people does not grow. It is important,” Shmygal stated.
He specified that today the Cabinet of Ministers will make a decision on the opening and permission of work of food and agricultural markets.
“Today, we understand, analyzed and held hard work with markets and during today’s session of the government, we will make a decision on the opening and permission of work of food and agricultural markets but with particular conditions. The next Wednesday we will also make a number of decisions, which will mitigate particular quarantine measures starting from May 11, and it is spelled out, calculated and we communicate and announce it,” Shmygal said.
As we reported, the Cabinet of Ministers published a plan for releasing Ukraine from the lockdown, which the government previously extended until May 11. The plan consists of five stages.