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The relevant announcement came from Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal.

Bans will be lifted on:

  • Access to parks, recreation zones, forests, and coastal areas;
  • Access to outdoor children's playgrounds and sports grounds;
  • Takeaway services and open-air summer terraces in catering establishments (provided that the facility operates on the food market);
  • Trade in non-grocery goods in stores (including those located in shopping malls); and
  • Access to museums, open-air museums, historical and cultural reserves (visitors shall be allowed by decision of owners).
  • Dentists' offices, beauty salons, and barbershops will be reopened, while lawyers, notaries, auditors, psychologists, and providers of various consumer services will also be allowed to operate.

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Besides, the Cabinet allowed operations in the sphere of media, movie making, rehearsals in theaters, circuses, event management organizations, and art groups (up to 50 people, no spectators).

Workouts have been greenlighted for athletes who are part of national teams.

Face masks remain a must, as well as social distancing, regular sanitizing, and observance of anti-epidemic measures.

As UNIAN reported earlier, on May 4, the government extended the national quarantine until May 22, also deciding to remove a number of restrictions from May 11.

Ukraine has so far reported 13,600 coronavirus cases, including 340 deaths.