Quarantine in Ukraine may be extended until November / Photo from UNIAN

The adaptive quarantine in Ukraine may be extended until November, given the dynamics of the incidence of COVID-19 cases.

"But the quarantine should remain adaptive and not burdensome for entrepreneurs. Small and medium-sized businesses should be able to properly organize their work in new conditions," Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said at a regular conference call on preventing the spread of COVID-19, according to the presidential press service.

Read alsoUkraine reports over 1,600 new COVID-19 cases on Aug 25In addition, the government is developing regulations for a 30-day ban on entry to Ukraine for foreigners from the red zone countries. At the same time, the ban will not apply to transit transport and humanitarian missions.

Quarantine in Ukraine

  • The adaptive quarantine was introduced on August 1. Ukrainian regions were split into the red, green, orange zones depending on hospital load, the average number of PCR and ELISA tests, the ascertainment rate of COVID-19, and daily spread dynamics.
  • Quarantine-related curbs differ in each zone. The mildest ones are in the green zone, the regions included in the red zone have to introduce the toughest restrictive measures.
  • On August 12, the Cabinet of Ministers, Ukraine's government, decided to combine two indicators by which the incidence of COVID-19 cases in the regions is determined and quarantine zones are established.