In order to fight the epidemic and stabilize the economy, the Ukrainian Minister of Health said that weekend new restrictions will be implemented
Ukrainian National News Agency quoted Ukrainian Health Minister Stepanov as saying on the 9th local time that due to the rapid increase in the incidence of Coronavirus Pandemic in Ukraine, the Ministry of Health will strengthen the quarantine and isolation mechanism, including the implementation of weekend restrictions on isolation. He expressed the hope that by taking this measure to cut off the chain of human-to-human transmission and reduce the spread of the virus.
Stepanov said that in addition to facing Coronavirus pandemic, Ukraine’s current economic situation is not good. If a total blockade and isolation are implemented, it will have a serious impact on small and medium-sized enterprises. Therefore, the Ukrainian government is considering implementing a weekend restriction isolation system. , That is, from early Saturday morning to early Monday morning, only grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, etc. will be allowed to operate. The rest, including restaurants, cafes, and other food and beverage venues, will only be allowed to provide takeaway services, and other stores are recommended to be closed.
According to reports, the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus Pandemic in Ukraine continues to rise, with more than 10,000 new cases on November 7. According to data released by the Coronavirus Monitoring System of the National Security and Defense Affairs Commission of Ukraine on November 9th, in the past 24 hours, Ukraine has newly confirmed 8,687 Coronavirus cases and 115 new deaths. As of 9:00 on November 9th local time, Ukraine has confirmed a total of 469,018 cases, 8565 deaths, and 209,143 cured cases.