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Bill on nationwide testing for COVID-19 registered in parliament

Bill on nationwide testing for COVID-19 registered in parliament

A bill introducing amendments to certain laws of Ukraine to improve the capability of Ukraine's health system to combat coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which should launch nationwide coronavirus testing and improve conditions for health care workers, has been registered in the Verkhovna Rada.

Ukrainian army reports 46 coronavirus cases

Ukrainian army reports 46 coronavirus cases

The Ukrainian army has confirmed three new coronavirus cases over the past day, bringing total to 46, according to the press service of the Medical Forces Command of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

22 April 2020

Ukraine starts clinical trials of drug that helps fight COVID-19

Ukraine starts clinical trials of drug that helps fight COVID-19

Ukraine launches clinical trials of a domestic drug, which, according to the preliminary findings of Ukrainian scientists and manufacturers, can significantly reduce or completely neutralize the risk of death from complications caused by the coronavirus disease.

Zelensky met with Saakashvili – President's Office

Zelensky met with Saakashvili – President's Office

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with former Georgian President and former Chairman of Odesa Regional State Administration Mikheil Saakashvili and invited him to share his vision of Ukraine's development with the government and the parliament, the press service of the President's Office has told Ukrinform.

Pirates kidnap Ukrainian off Benin

Pirates kidnap Ukrainian off Benin

Pirates have attacked a Portuguese-flagged vessel off the coast of Benin and kidnapped a Ukrainian citizen, a crew member of the ship, Director of the Consular Service Department of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry Serhii Pohoreltsev has told Ukrinform.

Ukraine confirms 6,592 coronavirus cases

Ukraine confirms 6,592 coronavirus cases

Ukraine has confirmed 467 new coronavirus Covid-19 cases over the past day, bringing the total number to 6,592, according to the Public Health Centre of the Health Ministry of Ukraine.

Passenger traffic in Ukraine down 16% in January-March 2020

Passenger traffic in Ukraine down 16% in January-March 2020

The number of passengers served by Ukrainian transport companies in January-March 2020 decreased by 16.3% compared with the relevant period in 2019, to 19.6 billion passenger-kilometers, according to the data provided by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine.

21 April 2020

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