The lockdown could last from Dec 24 to Jan 15 / Photo from UNIAN, by Denys Priadko

The Cabinet of Ministers intends to re-impose a full lockdown in Ukraine from December 24 to January 15.

This was announced by Member of Parliament Oleksandr Dubinsky on Telegram on November 29.

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"The Cabinet plans to introduce a full lockdown from December 24 to January 15," he said.

Quarantine in Ukraine: Update as of Nov 29

  • On November 11, the Ukrainian government decided to introduce the so-called weekend quarantine from November 14.
  • On November 19, following a meeting with Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal, Ivano-Frankivsk Mayor Ruslan Martsinkiv said that tough quarantine-related restrictions could be introduced in Ukraine in December. In particular, such periods as December 10-15 or December 20-25 are being considered as possible dates for the lockdown, which may last several weeks.
  • On November 25, the Cabinet admitted a complete quarantine might be introduced for the New Year holidays.
  • Health Minister Maksym Stepanov said that if a full lockdown was introduced in Ukraine, the public would be informed about it 7-10 days in advance.