Another Ukrainian region toughens COVID-19 lockdown

14:36, 16 June 2020
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Ukraine introduced an adaptive quarantine model from May 22 / Photo from UNIAN

The decision was enforced by the regional commission for biosecurity and emergency situations following a special meeting on June 16.

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In particular, the work of the following facilities in the region will be suspended again:

– Institutions of physical education and sports, gyms, fitness centers;

– Cultural institutions, yet visitors may be admitted by decision of the owner (a governing body), this concerns cultural events as well, provided there is no more than one person per five square meters of the area in the premises where an event takes place.

In addition, religious events in Ivano-Frankivsk region are allowed on condition that there is no more than one person per 10 square meters during an event.

Prior to this, the decision to strengthen quarantine-related restrictions was taken by Zhytomyr region's authorities.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukraine's Health Ministry said the city of Kyiv and 10 Ukrainian regions were not ready as of June 14 for the further easing of the coronavirus-related quarantine.

Ukraine introduced an adaptive quarantine model from May 22.

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