Some coronavirus-related lockdown rules will be eased starting from May 11, and Ukrainians will be able to walk in parks and visit hair, nail, and beauty salons, as well as non-food shops, open-air facilities of restaurants, cafes, etc.
The relevant decision on easing certain quarantine restrictions was adopted by Ukraine's Cabinet of Ministers on May 4.
Quarantine easing in Ukraine: What will be allowed as of May 11
According to the government decree, Ukrainians will be allowed:
• to visit parks, squares, recreation zones, forest and coastal areas, children's outdoor playgrounds and sports grounds;
• to visit facilities providing retail and household services (under the following conditions: staff and visitors should wear face masks and gloves, there should be no more than one visitor per 10 square meters of retail area; other sanitary and anti-epidemic measures should also be observed);
• to visit outdoor facilities of cafes and restaurants on condition there are at least 1.5 meters between visitors and no more than two customers are allowed at one table (except for children under the age of 14).
The following facilities will resume work:
• Enterprises, institutions, organizations engaged in training and education of athletes of the Ukrainian national teams in Olympic, non-Olympic, national sports and sports for people with disabilities, athletes in game sports at professional sports clubs;
• Museums, open-air museums, and historical and cultural sites;
• Kiosks selling the press, printing houses, editorial offices, logistics companies involved in the delivery of paper and printed products, others;
• Dental clinics, hair, hail, beauty salons;
• Providers of various consumer services, namely offices of lawyers, notaries, auditors, and psychologists.
It will also be possible to conduct film and video shooting, rehearsals in theaters, circuses, event management organizations, and art groups (up to 50 people and without spectators).
As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal on April 10 presented a preliminary version of a strategy of bringing the country out of the national coronavirus-related quarantine.