Zelensky advised Ukrainians to think about how to survive

KIEV, April 17 – RIA Novosti. The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky said that in a situation when the country is struggling with the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19, citizens need to think not about comfort, but about how to survive.

“Our goal is not comfort now, frankly, no comfort is to survive. Bread, butter, milk, cereals will survive. Pass coronavirus, a month and a half passes, taxied, to be honest. I’m sure,” said Zelensky in the program “Freedom of speech Savik Shuster” on TV channel “Ukraine” on Friday evening.

the Ukrainian Government since March 12 because of an outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19 introduced a nationwide quarantine, which is pre-will continue 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.

According to the latest data of the Ministry of health, the number of infected with the coronavirus in Ukraine for the day grew on 501, to 4,662 thousand for all the time died, 125 people recovered 246. While in Kiev, according to the Agency, just sick of 705 people.

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 million infections, more than 135 thousand people died.

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