Tough lockdown started in Ukraine

A tough quarantine has started in Ukraine, which will last until January 24. The corresponding decision was made at the beginning of December last year, according to site Ministry of Health countries.

Cafes, bars and restaurants in the country will be closed to visitors, but takeaway and delivery will continue to work. Markets, fitness rooms and entertainment venues are also closed, and mass events are prohibited. During the lockdown, schools and universities are closed, but kindergartens will continue to work.

Grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and post office will also continue to work. Hairdressers will be able to receive clients by appointment only. Public transport will not be restricted.

On December 15, several dozen entrepreneurs and Ukrainian policemen were injured during clashes on a rally against the introduction of a lockdown in the center of Kiev. The organizers of the action reported on dozens of wounded demonstrators and called on residents of the city to take tents and go to the center demanding to support Ukrainian business. A week later, on December 22, on the streets of Kiev again came out entrepreneurs opposing the introduction lockdown.

Since the beginning of the pandemic in Ukraine, 1.89 million people infected with coronavirus have been identified. 20 334 patients died, 801 293 recovered.