Kyiv to decide on further COVID-19 lockdown on April 14 / Photo from UNIAN

Kyiv Mayor Vitaliy Klitschko says the local environmental safety and emergencies commission at a Wednesday meeting will consider the completion or possible extension of the ongoing lockdown in the capital city.

"The city's emergency commission will gather for a meeting on Wednesday, April 14, to decide on further steps on quarantine-related curbs in Kyiv," he said at a briefing on Monday, April 12.

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Lockdown in Kyiv

  • On April 5, 2021, Kyiv re-introduced a lockdown over the worsened epidemiological situation. Public transport works exclusively for the transportation of workers of critical infrastructure enterprises who should have special passes.
  • The restrictions translated into a traffic collapse in the capital. Taxi fares have skyrocketed amid traffic jams.
  • The subway schedule has been adjusted over the lockdown.
  • Klitschko does not rule the ongoing lockdown in Kyiv may be extended until May 10.