The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky urged citizens to celebrate may 1, "not a hundred," and "high at 50" to protect the immune system, according to him, the country is approaching the peak of the epidemic COVID-19.

"First of may is international labor day… I congratulate all Ukrainians on the day of labor. Today a situation when regardless of the holiday, the most relevant is the wish of health. And then the language of numbers. Let’s take today to celebrate not one hundred percent, protect the immune system. Therefore, a maximum of 50. So we all had a 36.6" – Zelensky said in the video, which on Friday published at his office at Facebook.

The President added that Ukraine is gradually approaching "the peak" the situation with coronavirus.

"Ahead of the decisive storm. But I believe that we will survive and go through it together. Celebrate at home," he said.

The government of Ukraine from March 12 due to the outbreak of COVID-19 introduced a nationwide quarantine for a month, later it was extended to may 11. 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.

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.

Only in Ukraine is infected with 10861 case of coronavirus, 272 patients died, recovered 1413.

Recent data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.