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In Kiev may strengthen quarantine measures

Quarantine measures can strengthen in Kiev because of the tense epidemiological situation on coronavirus on Friday, the headquarters for emergency situations will make the decision, said Advisor to the mayor Vladimir Bondarenko.

According to the health Ministry, the number of registered cases of coronavirus Kiev over the past day increased by 95, just sick 3766. Earlier, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal said that the Cabinet will consider the possibility of strengthening of quarantine measures in the event of a rapid rise in the incidence of coronavirus in ten of the 24 regions of the country.

"There is a need for the revision of the quarantine restrictions which have been weakened since may 23. The city is definitely not ready for the next stages that were scheduled by the government on 5 and 10 June. As of today at 9: 30 (same as GMT) will be going to the headquarters for emergency situations, which we will take a decision on the possibility of strengthening certain restrictions," - said Bondarenko in the air of TV channel "Украина24" on Friday.

According to him, the summer season brought no reduction in the number of patients. "We can't talk about the opening of establishments in areas we cannot talk about any public events with many people one on 5 square meters, we can't talk about the full opening of cultural institutions. These are the moments that should have been held on 5 June in Ukraine", - he added.

He also said that at the staff meeting can make a decision about the severe restrictions against visiting the beaches, or about its complete closure. However, he assured that the question of restrictions concerning public transport is not necessary.

The government of Ukraine from March 12 due to the outbreak of COVID-19 introduced a nationwide quarantine for a month, later it was prolonged several times. The Cabinet also decided to soften a number of restrictive measures on may 11 in connection with a controlled epidemiological situation. On the first of the five stages of relaxation of constraints, the Ukrainian authorities have allowed the work of hairdressers and beauty salons, has opened a summer Playground cafes and restaurants, the ban was lifted on walks in the parks, resumed work the food stores. The twenty-second of may, Ukraine launched the second stage at which the country resumed work of public transport, hotels and kindergartens.

Since June 1, Ukraine has begun the third stage of the weakening of the quarantine allowed the work pools and gyms, and resumed the movement of railway transport and intercity transport vehicles. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at a meeting on June 3 adopted a decision on the next softening of quarantine because of the prosperous situation of the coronavirus, including from June 5 to resume domestic flights, earn a full of eating places in most regions.

World health organization March 11 announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, the world revealed more than 7.2 million infections, more than 413 thousand people died.

Current information on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and worldwide can be found on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.