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The DNR explained the suspension of the transmission on the line of contact

The interdepartmental operative headquarters for the prevention of introduction and spread of novel coronavirus infection in the self-proclaimed Donetsk people's Republic stated that the reason for the suspension of transmission on the line of contact in Donbas was an unfortunate situation with the coronavirus in the Kiev-controlled territory.

In March, DNR authorities have already suspended the pass civilian traffic and pedestrians through the checkpoint on the frontline. After a while the TRC has resumed, but given the number of conditions aimed at preventing the spread of coronavirus. However, on 28 June, the head of DNR Denis Pushilin again suspended civilian traffic and pedestrians through the checkpoint on the frontline.

"In Ukraine there is a very unfavorable epidemiological situation, the number of cases COVID-19 is growing rapidly, there is a record of morbidity and mortality. According to the statements of Ukrainian officials, gaining momentum, the second wave of the disease. For security purposes, our citizens, and preventing the massive spread of coronavirus infection among the residents of the DNI, the head of the Republic Denis Pushilin on June 27 signed a decree number 206, which suspends the movement across the line of demarcation with Ukraine," - said in a press release oberstab.

The staff explained that the complaints of people who want to enter the territory of the DNI due to difficult life circumstances will be dealt with as provided by earlier order. Statements made in the presence of one of the grounds: the treatment of the illness of a close relative, or the need to care for them, as well as registration on the territory of DND.

"To get permission to cross the border, you need to collect the necessary documents and submit to the interagency operational headquarters," - said in the headquarters.

By the decision of Kiev in 2015 with uncontrolled Ukrainian authorities territories of Donbas entered in the transmission mode. To enter or leave the breakaway DNI and LC is possible only through checkpoints or through the territory of the Russian Federation. In the Donetsk region, there are four crossing points. The LC is valid only pedestrian checkpoint "Stanitsa Lugansk". OSCE observers said that the transport and economic blockade leads to humanitarian disaster in the region, and urged to open more crossing points.

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 10 million cases of infection, over 499 thousand people died. Prime Minister of Ukraine Denis Shmyhal said earlier that the country began a new wave in the incidence of coronavirus and the situation is much worse.

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