The mayors of Lviv and Ivano Frankivsk were asked to allow the markets

KIEV, 27 Jun – RIA Novosti. The mayors of Lviv and Ivano-Frankivsk, Andriy Sadovy and Ruslan Martsinko asking the government of Ukraine be allowed to work in grocery markets, despite the quarantine imposed due to the coronavirus.

the Mayor of Ivano-Frankivsk also believes that the Cabinet should reconsider quarantine measures and permit to work for grocery markets. “I believe that government actions should be reviewed. It should allow you to work shops and grocery markets. Of course, with all the necessary requirements. After all, this will help keep the small and medium business”, – wrote Martsinko on his page on Facebook.

the Ukrainian Government since March 12 because of an outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 introduced a nationwide quarantine, which previously was to last until April 24. From 6 April quarantine measures in the country was tightened, in particular, the government has forbidden to gather on the street in groups of more than two persons, except in cases of support of children. It is also forbidden to walk in parks, green areas and promenades, numerous sports and playgrounds. Ukrainians were obliged to wear personal protective equipment and when leaving the house to have at itself the documents proving the identity. A limited number of operating checkpoints on the state border of Ukraine.

Earlier, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal announced the government’s plan to exit from quarantine, which involves five steps and can be started on may 11 with a favorable epidemiological situation.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 2.8 million cases of infection, more than 193 thousand people died. As reported by the Ministry of health of Ukraine, the country laboratory confirmed more than 9 thousand cases of infection with coronavirus, of which 220 lethal, 864 persons were recovered.

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