Ukraine is asking to weaken the quarantine

The deputies of the faction "public Servant" in the Ukrainian Parliament appealed to the Prime Minister Denis Shmyhalou with a request to ease the quarantine in the regions of Ukraine, where the coronavirus is spreading only slowly, said on Monday Deputy head of the faction Evgeniya Kravchuk.

The government of Ukraine from March 12 because of an outbreak of coronavirus infection COVID-19 introduced a nationwide quarantine, which 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 for 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.

Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal April 24 announced the government’s plan to exit from quarantine, which involves five steps and can be started from 11 may, subject to a favourable epidemiological situation.

"In different regions of the country the incidence is significantly different. For example, in the Chernivtsi region was 1 341 infected, and in Chernihiv – 22. Logically, that restrictive measures in these areas were different. Because the background of the pandemic in Ukraine’s emerging economic and employment crises. The majority of the population actually remained without work and money – and we cannot turn a blind eye" – she wrote in Facebook.

Therefore, she said, "of the deputies of the faction "public Servants" addressed to the Prime Minister Denis Shmyhalou to consider the opportunity of relaxing quarantine where coronavirus infection is spreading relatively slowly". Kravchuk stressed that also signed the document.

According to the latest data of the Ministry of health of the country, the number of infected with the coronavirus in Ukraine is 9009, for all time died 220 persons, recovered – 864.

World health organization March 11 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.