President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky asks the Cabinet of Ministers to ban the railway, air and bus intercity transfers and work of metro starting from the midday, March 18.
“The Infrastructure Ministry, since 12:00 p.m., on March 18, 2020, should ban the railway, air and bus intercity and interregional passenger traffic and ban the work of metro. The city transfers may take place in such mode: up to 10 people in the shuttle buses and taxi. Up to 20 people in the trolley busses, buses and trams,” the message said.
Zelensky stated that he would ask the government to adopt proper decision today at the meeting.
As we reported, the restrictive measures will be enhanced in Kyiv from March 17 due to coronavirus. The work of food outlets, sports complex and entertainment establishments will be restricted.
As of March 15, five cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in Ukraine. Two new cases were found in the Chernivtsi region.