Cabinet allocates 4.5 mln to evacuate Ukrainians from China

Cabinet allocates 4.5 mln to evacuate Ukrainians from China

The Cabinet of Ministers has allocated UAH 4.5 million from the reserve fund for the evacuation of Ukrainians from China.

The relevant decree was published on the Government portal.

"To allocate UAH 4.5 million to the Ministry of Infrastructure for the evacuation of Ukrainian citizens and their families from the 2019-nCoV coronavirus spread area in the Wuhan, the People’s Republic of China. The Ministry of Finance should provide the expenses from the state budget’s reserve fund," the statement reads.

Health Minister of Ukraine Zoriana Skaletska said that Ukrainian citizens would arrive from China on February 18. The Ministry is currently assessing the facilities where the citizens will be placed for 14-day quarantine.

There are currently 64,467 confirmed cases and 1,384 deaths from the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak as of February 14, 2020.


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