Earlier, Shmygal already admitted that quarantine would be extended after May 22, with the subsequent phased lifting of restrictions. The Prime Minister pointed out that in their decisions the Ukrainian authorities rely on WHO data.
Restrictive measures in Ukraine due to the threat of coronavirus were first announced on March 11. March 25, the country’s Cabinet of Ministers introduced an emergency regime on the territory of the state. In Ukraine, bars, restaurants and cafes stopped working, and mass public events were banned. Rail and bus transport between cities was suspended, the Kiev metro temporarily stopped working. Ukraine also canceled all flights, including domestic flights.
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On May 7, the country’s authorities extended the quarantine regime until May 22, but at the same time eased a number of restrictions. The government allowed the work of notaries, auditors, psychologists and dentists, opened museums and historical and cultural institutions, as well as a cafe with a summer terrace.
It was also allowed to operate objects of trade and consumer services provided that staff and visitors comply with the recommended precautions, including restrictions on the number of visitors, social distance and wearing personal protective equipment.
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