Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal says that the lockdown in Ukraine will be introduced on January 8 and it will be valid until Jan. 24 (inclusive) 2021.
“Today we will take decisions on additional restrictions next year […] It was decided that quarantine restrictions will be increased in Ukraine from Jan. 8 to Jan. 24 inclusive. Let’s call them “Winter holidays for safety”Denys Shmyhal, Prime Minister of Ukraine
According to the prime minister, during this period, the work of cafes, restaurants and bars (except for delivery and take-away), non-food stores, cinemas, fitness clubs, gyms, theaters and shopping centers will be prohibited.
All educational institutions, except for kindergartens, will also be sent on vacation.
In addition, all public events will be banned.
At the same time, public transport will operate in “orange” epidemiological zone.
Also, grocery stores, banks, pharmacies, postal operators and hotels will operate.
It is still unknown what (if any) restrictions will be imposed at the country borders, or what effect this will have on trips to Chernobyl.
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