News weekend quarantine
Minister Kryklii assures public transport will work during new lockdownUrban, intraregional, intercity transport services and the railways will work.
16:20, 01 December 2020
Ukraine may decide on further COVID-19 curbs on Dec 2, official saysThe government is awaiting official conclusions from the Health Ministry.
13:35, 01 December 2020
Ukraine not to extend weekend quarantine – health ministerThe minister says any quarantine restrictions shall be enacted by a government decision.
11:05, 01 December 2020
Ukrainian businesses facing more difficulties in 2020 – pollSome 57% of those surveyed said they were unsatisfied with their financial performance.
18:45, 30 November 2020
MP Dubinsky: Cabinet to re-impose full lockdown in Ukraine from Dec 24On November 25, the Cabinet admitted a complete quarantine might be introduced for the New Year holidays.
21:59, 29 November 2020
Immunologist predicts another 20,000 deaths from COVID-19 in Ukraine in Q1He projects the death toll as of January 1 at 18,000-20,000 deaths.
10:00, 28 November 2020
Several New Year lockdown scenarios under discussion in Ukraine – mediaA decision on a new lockdown in Ukraine could be made after November 28-29.
22:59, 27 November 2020
Weekend quarantine effect can be evaluated next week – StepanovThe minister expects downward dynamics of COVID-19 spread.
15:40, 27 November 2020
Weekend quarantine has proved ineffective: State Consumer Service officialFull lockdown must be introduced across country as soon as possible, the agency chief says.
12:45, 27 November 2020
Lockdown, explained: What bans await Ukrainians if full-blown quarantine introducedCurrently, the model of "weekend quarantine" is being applied.
12:20, 27 November 2020
"Everything is simple": President's Office comments on lockdown prospectsOn the issue of strict quarantine, the officials in Kyiv will consult with local authorities, says Tymoshenko.
09:00, 27 November 2020
"I'm no Grinch": Minister explains initiative on Christmas lockdownA "restrictive period" should be introduced to avoid festive crowds.
15:15, 25 November 2020
Weekend quarantine: Zelensky announces promised bailout for businessesThe government was instructed to adopt a comprehensive program to support Ukrainian companies amid quarantine-related curbs.
17:59, 24 November 2020
Full lockdown should be introduced on Christmas holidays, for three to four weeks – Yermak's advisorThe official admits Ukraine has a "super-big problem with money."
11:55, 24 November 2020
Interior Ministry explains how to avoid fines for not wearing masksAll it takes is to take the warning into account.
14:50, 23 November 2020
Interior Ministry comments on some mayors defying weekend quarantineThe police will not be "illegally" forcing mayors to comply with quarantine rules.
11:05, 23 November 2020
"Plan B": PM Shmyhal confirms preparations for lockdown, but no date yetAccording to Shmyhal, the weekend quarantine remains a reasonable alternative to lockdown.
19:05, 21 November 2020
President's Office explains why lockdown could be re-introduced in UkraineAccording to Tymoshenko, the weekend quarantine is a chance not to re-introduce a lockdown in Ukraine.
15:35, 21 November 2020
Ukraine could be put on full lockdown once daily COVID-19 cases reach 30,000Total lockdown could be required in case the health care system faces collapse.
00:15, 21 November 2020
Weekend quarantine: PM explains to mayors expediency of bansThe prime minister has called on city heads to adhere to the weekend quarantine restrictions, adding that they are the only alternative to a full-blown lockdown across country.
22:30, 20 November 2020